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"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.
“It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be": First Edition of Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire; Signed by J.K. Rowling
London: Bloombsbury 2000.
First British edition of Rowling’s fourth book in the Harry Potter series. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Boldly signed by J.K. Rowling on the dedication page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover illustration by Giles Greenfield. Cover design by Richard Horne.
"But for a dog That kept its head": First Edition of Ludwig Bemelmans Madeline's Rescue; Signed by Him With a Drawing of Madeline
London: Andre Deutsch/Derek Verscholyle 1953.
First British edition of the second book in the Madeline series, which went on to win the Caldecott Medal. Thin quarto, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by author who has drawn a picture of Madeline, “To Brownie Wise Souvenier de Paris Ludwig Bemelmans 1954.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed and with a drawing.
New York: Boosey and Hawkes 1945.
First edition of the Booksey and Hawkes Pocket Orchestral Score of Copland’s Appalachian Spring, one of the most enduring of the twentieth century. Large octavo, original wrappers as issue. Inscribed by the composer on the title page, “For Bruce Kubert Aaron Copland Heaton Hall July 1946.” In very good condition with a tear to the front panel. Exceptionally rare and desirable signed and inscribed.
"Tune in, freak out, get beaten": First Edition of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas; Signed by Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman
New York: Random House 1971.
First edition of Thompson’s second book. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman on the half-title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Illustrations by Ralph Steadman. An exceptional example.
"ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL, BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS": FIRST EDITION OF GEORGE ORWELLS MASTERPIECE ANIMAL FARM
London: Secker & Warburg 1946.
First British edition of Orwell’s timeless allegorical novel— a scathing satire on a downtrodden society’s blind march towards totalitarianism. Octavo, original green cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities. The dust jacket has the Early List for 1945 to the rear panel and the Search light motif in red to the reverse of the jacket. The jacket has a stated price of 6s. Housed in a custom clamshell box. An exceptional example of this classic Orwellian tale.
First Edition of Igor Stravinsky and Robert Craft's Dialogues and A Diary; lengthily inscribed by Igor Stravinsky
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company 1963.
First edition of Craft’s detailed account of his travels with mentor Igor Stravinsky from 1951 to 1961. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with photographs. Presentation copy, inscribed by Igor Stravinsky on the title page, “To Dick and George my good friends Affectionately, Igor Stravinsky New York Jan 4th/64.” Near fine in a near fine dust price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Ronald Clyne. Jacket photographs by Columbia Records.
"To go into solitude, man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society": First edition of Ralph Waldo Emerson's Nature which established the principles of Transcendentalism
Boston: James Monroe and Company 1836.
Scarce first edition of Emerson’s important anonymously published essay collection which established the principles of Transcendentalism. Octavo, original blind-stamped cloth with gilt title to the front panel. In very good condition. A previous owner has inscribed Emerson’s name to the title page. Scarce and desirable.
"Every one wanted to say so much that no one said anything in particular": First American Edition of Rudyard Kipling's Captains Courageous
New York: The Century Co 1897.
First American edition of Kipling’s richly detailed tale of American deep-sea fishing. Octavo, original illustrated cloth with gilt titles to the spine and front panel and gilt central sailboat motif. In fine condition. A superior example.
Egyptian Sepulchres and Syrian Shrines: Including Some Stay in the Lebanon, at Palmyra and in Western Turkey.
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts 1861.
First edition of Emily Anne Beaufort’s account of her travels throughout Egypt and Syria. Octavo, 2 volumes, bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, black morocco spine labels, folding chromolithographic frontispiece to volume I and five other chromolithogrpahic plates throughout. In near fine condition. An attractive example.
Paris: The Olympia Press 1955.
First edition of Nabokov’s masterpiece, published in Paris by the Olympia Press in 1955. First issue with the price of 900 francs on the rear panel of each volume. Octavo, 2 volumes, original green wrappers. In near fine condition with light rubbing, some toning to the extremities. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A nice example.
"It's enough to know that you and I exist at this moment": One Hundred Years of Solitude; Signed Twice by Garcia Marquez and the Translator Gregory Rabassa
New York: Harper & Row Publishers 1970.
Early printing of the Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s masterpiece. Octavo, original half cloth. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa. Boldly signed by both Gabriel Garcia Marquez and by the translator, Gregory Rabassa on the title page. Additionally signed and dated by Garcia Marquez on the dedication page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Guy Fleming. Scarce and desirable signed twice by the Nobel Prize-winning author.
"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness": First Edition of The Architecture of Frank Gehry; Inscribed by Frank Gehry
New York: Rizzoli Publishers 1986.
First edition of this early monograph of the work of renowned architect Frank Gehry. Oblong quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Inscribed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Essays by Rosemarie Haag Bletter, Coosje van Bruggen, Mildred Friedman, Joseph Giovannini, Thomas S. Hines, Pilar Vilades. Foreword Henry N. Cobb. Commentaries by Frank Gehry.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1984.
The 40th Anniversary of the economist’s classic work. Signed by F.A. Hayek. One of 200 signed numbered copies, this is number 95. Octavo, full morocco. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, front and rear panels with double-line gilt ruled borders, all edges gilt, ribbon bound in. In fine condition without wear.
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.