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New York : Doubleday 1987.
Early printing of the first lady’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Betty Ford on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by David Gatti.
London: Country Life 1947.
First edition. Octavo, original yellow and green cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front cover, gilt topstain, illustrated. In near fine condition.
New York : Doubleday 1987.
First edition of the first lady’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Betty Ford on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by David Gatti.
"Fly over the valley when the winds are keen, and nestle where the earth receives another generation of exhausted leaves": First edition of Edgar Lee Masters' Starved Rock
New York: The Macmillan Company 1919.
First edition of the this early collection of poetry. Octavo, original cloth. Inadvertently inscribed on the final free endpaper, “For S.D. Green…Edgar Lee Masters.” In very good condition.
New York: Pocket Books 1993.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by Tom Watson on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Written with Nick Seitz. Foreword by Fred Couples. Illustrated by Anthony Ravielli.
New York: Hellman, Williams & Company 1948.
First edition of Tilden’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece of Tilden, illustrated with photographs. Near fine in a rubbed jacket with some chips and wear.
London: Jonathan Cape 1988.
First British edition of this collection of writing by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Nadine Gordimer on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Edited and introduced by Stephen Clingman.
London: The Richards Press 1943.
Richards Press pocket edition of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. 16mo, bound in full red leather with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt. Additionally contains the Life of Omar Khayyam. Period ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. In very good condition. A charming example.
First Edition of Henry Paulson's Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower; Signed by Him
New York: Twelve Books 2015.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed and dated by Henry Paulson in the month of publication. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company 1983.
First edition of the re-issue. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by the author on the half title page, who has drawn a sun and birds. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Introduction by Gil Rob Wilson.
"Give a chunk to a monkey, give a chunk to a fighter": Later printing of Michael Rosen's Nuts About Nuts; Signed and dated by him
London: Diamond Books 1999.
Early printing of British children’s author Michael Rosen’s illustrated book of poetry about nuts. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers. Signed and dated by Michael Rosen on the verso of the front panel, “Michael Rosen Aug 15 2004.” In near fine condition.
"Wine, women and dice kept him ever hungry, ill, and poor": Finely bound example of Richard Head's The English Rogue
The English Rogue Described in the Life of Meriton Latroon, a Witty Extravagant: Being a Complete History of the Most Eminent Cheats of Both Sexes.
London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd 1928.
Finely bound example of Head’s famous satirical autobiography. Quarto, bound in full tree calf with green morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, illustrated with plates after the originals. In very good condition. Stamp to the half-title page.
London: Ernest Benn Limited 1927.
First edition of Wells’ widely translated best-selling novel. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in very good condition. Bookplate to the pastedown.
“The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream": Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet
New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1940.
Later printing of the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth, with illustrations by the author. In very good condition.
First Edition of The Givenness of Things: Essays; Inscribed by Pulitzer-Prize winning Author Marilynne Robinson
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux 2015.
First edition of this collection of essays from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Marilynne Robinson on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Strick and Williams.