Gifts - Graduation and Celebrations
- You cannot add "Jurassic Park." to the cart because the product is out of stock.
Showing 145–160 of 514 results
Browse by Category
- Browse All
- Art and Architecture
- Autograph Letters Signed
- Biography and Autobiography
- Children's Books
- Economics and Finance
- Featured Rare Books
- Fine Bindings and Sets
- First Edition
- First Edition>Signed
- Food and Wine
- Framed Autographs and Historical Documents
- Gifts - For Her
- Gifts - For Him
- Gifts - Graduation and Celebrations
- Gifts - Holidays
- History, Law, and Politics
- New Arrivals
- Presidents and World Leaders
- Science and Natural History
- Science Fiction and Mystery
- Signed & Autographed Books
- Sports and Leisure
- Travel and Exploration
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003.
First edition of this volume which compiles John Nash’s most well-known papers. Octavo, original black cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by John Nash on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Grady Klein.
Leipzig: Hermann Seemann Nachfolger, 1902.
Second edition of Herzl‘s Utopian novel in which he envisioned the social and cultural climate of a new Hebrew Nation. Octavo, original cloth. In good condition. Rare.
"I'm making myself seek to find the wild form, that can grow with my wild heart": Signed Limited First Edition of Jack Kerouac's Visions of Cody
New York: New Directions, 1960.
Signed limited first edition of this novel by the author of On The Road. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Jack Kerouac, this is number 472. Near fine in the original acetate dust jacket, with the original prospectus laid in.
"Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor": First Editions of Each Work in the Hunger Games Trilogy; Each Signed by Suzanne Collins
New York: Scholastic, 2008-2010.
First edition, first printings of each book in the author’s acclaimed Hunger Games Trilogy. Octavo, original half cloth Each book is hand signed by Suzanne Collins on the half title pages. Each book is fine in fine dust jacket.
“It's in vain to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the present": First Edition of Charles Dickens' David Copperfield
London: Bradbury and Evans, 1850.
First edition in book form of “the most perfect of all the Dickens novels” (Virginia Woolf). Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments, raised bands, red morocco spine labels. With frontispiece, engraved title-page and 38 plates inserted throughout. Plates by H.K. Browne. In near fine condition.
“The world is full of places to which I want to return”: First Edition of The Good Soldier. A Tale of Passion
London: John Lane Company, 1915.
First edition, first issue without the 16 pp. of advertisements.of this literary highspot, one of the great novels of the first half of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition with light rubbing and wear to the extremities.
“Hope springs forever": First Edition of J.K. Rowling's The Tales of Beedle the Bard; Signed by Her and Rupert Grint
London: Bloomsbury Books, 2008.
First British edition of this wizarding classic. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed by J. K. Rowling on a Bloomsbury bookplate attached to the front free endpaper. Also, signed by Rupert Grint on the half title page. Grint starred in all eight Harry Potter films alongside Daniel Radcliffe playing as Harry Potter and Emma Watson playing as Hermione Granger. In fine condition without wear. No dust jacket was issued for this title.
"ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN A GREAT WRITER AND A GREAT PHOTOGRAPHER EVER PUBLISHED": Scarce First Edition of The Sweet Flypaper of Life; Lengthily inscribed by Langston Hughes
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955.
First edition of the classic collaboration between Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes. Small octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by Langston Hughes on the front free endpaper, “Especially for Lucian Stanton whose photographs I very much enjoyed seeing- Sincerely- Langston Hughes New York Feb. 23, 1960.” An excellent example in the original dust jacket. Roth 101, Parr & Badger, The Photobook I, 242; The Open Book, 160. The hardcover is much more uncommon than the wrapper edition.
"A fractal is a mathematical set or concrete object that is irregular or fragmented at all scales": First Edition of Benoit Mandelbrot's Fractals: Form Chance, and Dimension; Inscribed by Him
San Francisco: W. H. Freeman, 1977.
First edition of the mathematician’s groundbreaking work. Quarto. Light wear, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows a closed tear to the crown of the spine. Inscribed by the author. An important work, rare signed and inscribed.
Rare original photograph of a young Charlie Chaplin. Signed by Chaplin beneath his portrait, “Faithfully Chas Chaplin.” In fine condition. Double matted and framed. The photograph measures 7 inches by 5 inches. The entire piece measures 17 inches by 14.5 inches. Rare and desirable.
Indianapolis/ New York : Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1974.
Twenty-fifth Anniversary edition of Ayn Rand’s first major literary success. Octavo, original boards. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “To Demetria Ridosh -Cordially- Ayn Rand 10/23/75.” Fine in a very good dust jacket with some closed tears and small chips. Jacket design by Adelson & Eichinger, Inc. Front cover painting by Frank O’Connor.
"The hell with it ...let chaos reign ...louder music, more wine ...All the old traditions are exhausted and no new one is yet established. All bets are off! The odds are cancelled! It's anybody's ballgame": First Edition of The New Journalism; Signed by Tom Wolfe, Joan Didion and Michael Herr
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1973.
First edition of this anthology of new journalism. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Tom Wolfe, Joan Didion and Michael Herr on the title page. This work includes selections by Truman Capote (from In Cold Blood), Joan Didion (from Slouching Towards Bethlehem), Michael Herr (Khesanh), Terry Southern (Twirling at Ole Miss), Hunter S. Thompson (The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved), Norman Mailer (from Armies of the Night), Tom Wolfe (from The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test), George Plimpton (from Paper Lion), among others. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear.
"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves": First Edition of Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama; Signed by Him
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1990.
First British edition of The Dalai Lama’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Uncommon signed.
"You discover a tricky thing about fiction writing; a certain amount of vanity is necessary to be able to do it all, but any vanity above that certain amount is lethal": First Edition of Why I Write: Thoughts on the Craft of Fiction; Signed by David Foster Wallace
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1998.
First edition of this collection of essays. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by contributor David Foster Wallace on the front free endpaper. The essay contributed to this volume is one of his finest, titled, “The Nature of the Fun”, which is a meditation on why writers write, encrusted in Wallace’s signature blend of self-conscious despondency. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by John Fulbrook III. Rare and desirable signed by Foster Wallace, this is the first example we have seen.
"Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence": Limited First Edition of Israel: A personal History, Signed by David Ben Gurion
New York: Funk and Wagnalls Inc, 1971.
Signed limited first edition, one of 2000 copies, this is number 1877. Signed beneath the photographic frontispiece by David Ben-Gurion. Thick quarto, original full dark blue morocco, watered silk endpapers, top edge gilt. Fine in a fine slipcase.
First Edition of Theres No Such Thing As A Free Lunch; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Milton Friedman
Chicago, Illinois: Open Court Publishing Company, 1975.
First edition of a collection of key writings by Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, “one of the 20th century’s leading economic scholars, on a par with giants like John Maynard Keynes and Paul Samuelson… [and] spiritual heir to Adam Smith” (New York Times). Octavo, original half cloth. Signed and dated by the author on the title page, “Milton Friedman Nov. 6, 1976.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Bud Edmondson.