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New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949.
First edition of this collection of poems by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece of Frost. Inscribed by the author underneath his portrait opposite to the title page, “and from Robert Frost.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and tears, owner name to the front free endpaper.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 121327
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small chip to the crown of the spine. A very sharp example.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 121324
"To surrender dreams — this may be madness": Jarvis' English translation of Cervantes' masterpiece Don Quixote; with a fore-edge of Don Quixote charging with his steed Rocinante
The Adventures of Don Quixote De La Mancha; Translated From the Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. [Fore-edge Painting].
London: Ward, Lock & Co, [c. 1880].
Finely bound example of Jarvis’ translation of Cervantes’ masterpiece. Octavo, bound in full morocco with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, double gilt ruling to he front and rear panel, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illustrated by Tony Johannot, tissue-guarded frontispiece in color. With a fore-edge painting of Don Quixote charging on his trusty steed Rocinante. In near fine condition.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 121450
“The picture is good or not from the moment it was caught in the camera": First Edition of Henri Cartier-Bresson's The Decisive Moment
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1952.
First edition of Cartier-Bresson’s classic work, with 126 photographs by “the Raphael of 20th-century photographers.” Folio, original illustrated boards. With the captions booklet laid in. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Henri Matisse.
Price: $1,850.00 Item Number: 121432
Rare illuminated leaf from a German Medieval Book of Hours. One page, text in Latin, hand-colored and elaborately illuminated, the image depicts a scene from the book of Samuel in which David offers a sacrifice to God in an attempt to end plague on Israel. In fine condition. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 15.5 by 12.5 inches.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 120863
London: Jonathan Cape, 1961.
First edition of the ninth novel in Ian Fleming’s James Bond series. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. Jacket art by Richard Chopping. A very sharp example.
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 120969
“The law is whatever is successfully argued and plausibly maintained": First Edition of Alexander Hamilton; Signed by Ron Chernow
New York: The Penguin Press, 2004.
First edition of this landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Signed by Ron Chernow on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Gabriele Wilson.
Price: $500.00 Item Number: 120901
"There's no one thing that's true. It's all true": First Edition of For Whom The Bell Tolls in the Original First-Issue Dust Jacket
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940.
First edition with the Scribners A of the novel that is regarded as one of Hemingway’s best works. Octavo, original beige cloth. Fine in a very good first issue dust jacket without the photographer’s name on the rear panel. With a memorandum notecard from Ernest Hemingway laid in.
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 120189
“Listen," I told him. "Don't be so tough so early in the morning. I'm sure you've cut plenty of people's throats. I haven't even had my coffee yet": First Edition of Ernest Hemingway's To Have and Have Not
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937.
First edition of Hemingway’s classic novel about smuggling, intrigue, and love. Octavo, original black cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and wear. Jacket design by Neely. Photograph of Hemingway on the rear panel of the dust jacket by Joris Ivens taken in Spain.
Price: $850.00 Item Number: 120871
“No one in the world gets what they want and that is beautiful": Signed Limited First Edition of Ready Player One
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2016.
Signed limited first edition of Cline’s first novel. Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by Ernest Cline. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Desert Isle Design. Introduction by Patrick Rothfuss. Lacero by Andy Weir.
Price: $550.00 Item Number: 120449
New York: HarperCollins, 1995.
First edition, early printing of the 35th Anniversary edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “Best wishes, Harper Lee.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Suzanne Noli.
Price: $1,100.00 Item Number: 120791
First Edition of Rudyard Kipling's A Song of The English; With 30 Mounted Color Plates by W. Heath Robinson
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909.
First edition of this wonderfully illustrated work by Robinson. Quarto, original blue cloth, gilt pictorial to the front panel, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson with 30 mounted color plates, lettered tissue guards. In near fine condition.
Price: $300.00 Item Number: 120821
New York: HarperCollins, 1999.
First edition, first printing of the 40th Anniversary edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “To C___ E___ with best wishes, Harper Lee.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Suzanne Noli. First printings are uncommon signed.
Price: $1,950.00 Item Number: 120669
“A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell": First American Edition of C.S. Lewis' The Problem of Pain; In the Rare Original Dust Jacket
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947.
First American edition of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing. Rare especially in the original dust jacket.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 120834
"Farmer and artist, drudge and dreamer, hedonist and masochist, alchemist and accountant - the winegrower is all these things": Hugh Johnson's Story of Wine; signed by him
London: Mitchell Beazley, 2002.
Early printing of this landmark work in wine literature. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Author photograph by Jeremy Dixon.
Price: $95.00 Item Number: 119742
New York: Little Brown and Company, 2011.
First edition of this memoir from Justice John Paul Stevens. Octavo, original boards, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Kenneth and Sarah John Paul Stevens.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Allison J. Warner.
Price: $550.00 Item Number: 120832
"If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it”: First Edition of Song of Solomon; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977.
First edition of the author’s third and breakthrough book. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by Toni Morrison on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Jacket design by R.D. Scudellari. A very sharp example.
Price: $1,400.00 Item Number: 120933
London: Sir Issac Pitman & Sons Ltd, 1926.
First edition of the first book on television, a key work on the history of technology. Octavo, original stiff boards, frontispiece halftone reproduction of photograph of John Logie Baird. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear, small tape repair on the front panel. Housed in a custom slipcase.
Price: $2,500.00 Item Number: 119245
Barcelona: Círculo de lectories, 1970.
First hardcover edition in Spanish of the author’s masterpiece which is recognized as one of the most significant works in the Spanish literary canon. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Near fine in the original acetate dust jacket, owner name.
Price: $475.00 Item Number: 119711
“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another": First Edition of The Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison's Masterpiece Beloved; Signed by Her
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987.
First edition of the author’s fourth novel and considered by many her finest. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Toni Morrison on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket without wear. Jacket design by R.D. Scudellari.
Price: $1,050.00 Item Number: 44087