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"Once upon a time there was a beautiful girl whose mother made her a magical mossy coat": First edition of Philip Pullman's retelling of the classic folk tale mossycoat
London: Scholastic 1998.
First edition of Philip Pullman’s retelling of the classic folk tale. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “Best Wishes to Eileen, Philip Pullman Sept. 99.” In near fine condition.
"Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we must be saved by love": First Edition of Reinhold Niebuhr's classic work Moral Man and Immoral Society
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1932.
First edition of the author’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with light shelfwear to the extremities. Uncommon in the original dust jacket.
First Edition of John Kenneth Galbraith's Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went; Signed and dated by Him in the year of publication
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1975.
First edition of this work by Galbraith which describes the creation and evolution of monetary systems and explains how finance, credit, and banks work in the global economy. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed and dated by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper, “John Kenneth Galbraith 1975.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear.
New York: Simon & Schuster 1960.
First edition. Large quarto, original beige cloth, original pictorial slipcase. Inscribed, “For Alexander Irving Penn." Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. The slipcase is in near fine condition with just a touch of wear. A very sharp example.
"As you may have noticed I have been wandering all the time": Rare autograph postcard signed and entirely in the hand of the Father of the Nation of India, Mahatma Gandhi
Rare autograph postcard signed and entirely in the hand of the Father of the Nation of India, Mahatma Gandhi. The letter reads, “Dear Rev. Conley, You will please forgive one for my inability to reply to your letter earlier. As you may have noticed I have been wandering all the time. I am at present at Thithal leaving Bombay on 24th Oct for Bengal. I am afraid therefore that we cannot meet before the … Your serv MK Gandhi 25 4 25 Tithal.” The postcard measures 5.5 inches by 3.5 inches. In near fine condition. Rare and desirable.
“Enlightenments, like accidents, happen only to prepared minds": First Edition of Models of My Life; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-winning economist Herbert A. Simon
New York: Basic Books 1991.
First edition of this work by the Nobel Prize-winning economist. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Dwight Harris with best wishes, Herbert A. Simon 3 November 1994.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited Publishers 1935.
First edition of this work by the author of Anne of Green Gables. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small closed tears.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company 1929.
Early printing of Keller’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper with a full page inscription, “To My dear friend Mr. Frederick Taylor, In feeble acknowledgment of the pleasure his beautiful and generous letters- so silently received- have given me. With warm greetings and every good wish, from Helen Keller December 1929.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Foreword by Nella Braddy.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company 1929.
Early printing of Keller’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Very truly yours Helen Keller.” Near fine in a good dust jacket. Foreword by Nella Braddy. Uncommon signed and in the original dust jacket.
Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard and Donald Slayton.
Single sheet of fifty four-cent stamps signed by all of the Mercury Seven, as follows: Malcolm Scott Carpenter; Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr.; John Herschel Glenn, Jr.; Virgil Ivan “Gus” Grissom; Walter “Wally” Schirra, Jr.; Alan B. Shepard, Jr.; Donald “Deke” Slayton. The signatures of Shepard and Grissom are faded. Matted and framed opposite a copy of Life magazine featuring the Mercury Seven. Entire piece measures 20 inches by 26 inches. An attractive and desirable piece, signed by all of the Mercury Seven astronauts.
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.
"You'll never catch fish in McElligot's Pool!": First Edition, First Issue of Dr. Seuss' McElligot's Pool; Inscribed by Him
New York: Random House 1947.
First edition with the 250/250 price on the front flap as well as the $2.50 price added to the rear flap (state ‘c’) of the first Dr. Seuss title to feature full-color art on every other page. Quarto, original cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated throughout. Inscribed by the author, “For Mrs. Haye with very kindest regards- Dr. Seuss.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Uncommon signed and inscribed.
New York: Random House 1975.
Later printing of the first Dr. Seuss title to feature full-color art on every other page. Quarto, original pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, illustrated throughout. Boldly signed by Dr. Seuss opposite the half-title page. In fine condition.
Autograph musical quotation signed and an autograph letter signed by Maurice Ravel. The quotation, 3 bars from his Chansons madécasses, notated on a two-stave system, with holograph title, lyrics, tempo directive and instrument labels. The letter in French is addressed to “My friend”, in French, stating that he received his note when leaving Geneva and mentioning two places he might be when he returns at Christmastime, dated Paris 15 December 1928 With Hotel D’Athènes” stationery. Both matted and framed together with a commemorative medallion. The entire piece measures 19 inches by 27 inches. A striking piece, rare and desirable.
"But none of these afford me the same mad thrill of crazy excitement as grips me when I smack a tennis ball": First edition of William T. Tilden's Match Play and the Spin of the Ball; in the original cloth
New York: American Lawn Tennis 1925.
First edition of Tilden’s classic work. Octavo, original blue cloth with gilt titles and double gilt ruled borders to the spine, gilt facsimile signature to the front panel, engraved frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated. Edited by Stephen Wallis Merrrihew. In near fine condition. An excellent example.