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Looking Ahead: The Papers of David Sarnoff; Warmly Inscribed by Him
Looking Ahead: The Papers of David Sarnoff.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1968.
First edition, early printing of the papers of this business pioneer. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "To Dr. George Rich With appreciation and all good wishes David Sarnoff 68." Very good in a very good dust jacket.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 130197
"Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society": First Edition of The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor; Signed by Her
The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor.
New York: Delacorte Press, 2018.
First edition of Justice Sotomayor's autobiography, which details the life of the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Signed by Sonia Sotomayor on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Bob Bianchini and Larsson McSwain.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 123929
First Edition of Mark Twain: An Illustrated Biography; Inscribed by Ken Burns
BURNS, Ken; Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan.
Mark Twain: An Illustrated Biography.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.
First edition of this companion volume to the documentary by Ken Burns. Quarto, original original cloth, illustrated. Association copy, inscribed by the author, "For Robert Sargent Fay Ken Burns December 16, 2002." The recipient was a consulting photographer for this PBS documentary, Mark Twain, directed by Ken Burns. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 5741
Rare first edition of For Britain's Soldiers: A Contribution to the Needs of our Fighting Men and Their Families; with contributions by Rudyard Kipling and H.G. Wells
KIPLING, Rudyard; Sir Walter Besant; Max Pemberton; Morley Roberts; H.G. Wells; Percy White; et al.
For Britain’s Soldiers: A Contribution to the Needs of our Fighting Men and Their Families.
London: Methuen & Co, 1900.
First edition of this anthology published and sold to benefit the officers and men of the British Army in South Africa during the Boer Wars. Octavo, original publisher's decorated cloth. In very good condition.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 122456
Rare first edition of National Bank Organization 1812-1904
National Bank Organization 1812-1904.
New York: The National City Bank of New York, 1904.
First edition of this detailed work on the organization of the National City Bank. Octavo, original cloth. In fine condition.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 124768
First edition of Efua Sutherland's Playtime in Africa; from the library of American photographer Marie Cosindas
SUTHERLAND, Efua. Photographs by Willis E. Bell.
Playtime in Africa.
London: Brown Knight & Truscott Ltd, .
First British edition of Sutherland and Bell's classic children's photobook. Octavo, original pictorial boards, illustrated. From the library of American photographer Marie Cosindas with a gift inscription to her on the front free endpaper. Marie Considas became best known for her evocative still life and color portraits. She was one of the first photographers to incorporate color photography into her work, which distinguished her from other photographers in the 1960s and 1970s. In 1962, Ansel Adams recommended Cosindas to Polaroid for their artist trial of their new instant-developing color film. She was the fifth woman to have a show at the Museum of Modern…
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 95105
Signed Limited Edition of Eugene O'Neill and the Senator From Texas
O'NEILL, Eugene .
Eugene O’Neill and the Senator From Texas.
New Haven: Yale University Library Gazette, 1961.
Signed limited first edition, number 79 of 100 examples, signed by Earle B. Mayfield. Octavo, original wrappers. In very good condition. Edited by John S. Mayfield. With an original signed letter from the editor laid in.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 112069
First Edition of Men In Groups; Inscribed by Lionel Tiger
Men in Groups.
New York: Random House, 1969.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed by Lionel Tiger on the front free endpaper.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 2709
First edition of Herbert Aptheker's Afro American History: The Modern Era; inscribed by him
Afro American History: The Modern Era. A Pioneering Chronicle of the Black People in Twentieth-Century America.
New York: The Citadel Press, 1971.
First edition of the prolific American Marxist historian's classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Jan 1972 For Mrs. Janette Harris - with warmest regards & best wishes, Herbert Aptheker." The recipient, Janette Harris was a fellow social rights activist who was expelled from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when she and five other students were arrested for attempting to desegregate an all-White lunch counter. She went on to serve as a campaign manager for the Carter-Mondale reelection campaign, research associate for the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life…
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 134261
Col. I Winslow Ayer's The Great Treason Plot in the North During the War
AYER, I. Winslow.
The Great Treason Plot in the North During the War. Most Dangerous, Perfidious, Extensive and Startling Plot Ever Devised! Imminent Hidden Perils of the Republic. Astounding Developments Never Before Published.
Chicago: U.S. Publishing Co, n.d..
Early printing of Ayer's Civil War account. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. In good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 132537
First edition of P.J. O'Rourke's All the Trouble in the World; signed by him
All the Trouble in the World: The Lighter Side of Overpopulation, Famine, Ecological Disaster, Ethnic Hatred, Plague, and Poverty.
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1994.
First edition of the author's humorous analysis of widespread global issues. Octavo, original cloth. Signed and dated by the author on the half-title page, P.J. O'Rourke April 27, 1999 NYC." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Evelyn Kim.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 133081
Rudyard Kipling and C.R.L. Fletcher's A History of England; in the rare original dust jacket
KIPLING, Rudyard and C.R.L. Fletcher.
A History of England.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1930.
Corrected edition of Kipling and Fletcher's history of Great Britain for boys and girls. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated with colored plates and maps by Henry Ford. Very good in the original dust jacket which is in good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 135268
First edition of Britain's Industrial Future. Being the Report of the Liberal Industrial Inquiry
VARIOUS AUTHORS. [KEYNES, J.M.; David Lloyd George].
Britain’s Industrial Future. Being the Report of the Liberal Industrial Inquiry.
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1928.
First edition, second impression of this collection of essays put forth by the Liberal Industrial Inquiry, members of which include David Lloyd George and John Maynard Keynes. Octavo, original wrappers In very good condition. Ownership inscription.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 135700
T. E. Lawrence's Revolt in the Desert
LAWRENCE, T. E..
Revolt in the Desert.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1927.
First edition, third impression of T. E. Lawrence’s own abridgment of Seven Pillars of Wisdom, which achieved immediate popular success. Quarto, original cloth with gilt titles to the spine, illustrated. In very good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 123086
"A brilliant record of hazardous adventure": C. Leonard Woolley and T. E. Lawrence's The Wilderness of Zin
WOOLLEY, C. Leonard and T. E. Lawrence.
The Wilderness of Zin.
London: Stacey International, 2003.
Revised edition of the authors comprehensive account of their daring 1914 military mapping expedition in southern Palestine. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Preface by Jonathan Tubb. Introduction by T. Sam N. Moorehead. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 124354
First edition of David Rieff's Going to Miami; inscribed by him and from the library of Peter Matthiessen
RIEFF, David. [Peter Matthiessen].
Going to Miami: Exiles, Tourists, and Refugees in the New America.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1987.
First edition of Rieff's classic work on the complex history of Miami, Florida. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half title page, "For Maria, with much love. David New York IX.9.87." The recipient, Maria Eckhart was the third wife of American writer Peter Matthiessen. American writer Peter Matthiessen remains the only writer to have won the National Book Award in both nonfiction (The Snow Leopard, 1979) and fiction (Shadow Country, 2008). A prominent environmental activist, Matthiessen received the National Book Award for Fiction in 2008 at the age of 81 for Shadow Country. "No…
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 135144
First Edition of Patrick Leigh Fermor's Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece
FERMOR, Patrick Leigh .
Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1966.
First American edition of the author's travelogue companion piece to Mani. Octavo, original cloth, cartographic endpapers, with 16 pages of illustrations. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 114533
“A WOMAN IS LIKE A TEABAG - ONLY IN HOT WATER DO YOU REALIZE HOW STRONG SHE IS”: First Edition of My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan; Inscribed by Her
My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan.
New York: Random House, 1989.
First edition of Nancy Reagan's memoirs. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Boldly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Gene Williams Best Wishes Nancy Reagan Apr '92." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Aulicino. Written in collaboration with William Novak.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 1860
First edition of Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War
GUERNSEY, Alfred H. and Henry M. Alden.
Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War.
Chicago: Star Publishing Company, 1894.
First edition of Vol. II of this profusely illustrated compendium of American Civil War leaders and battles. Folio, original publisher's binding decorated in gilt, illustrated. In good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 134337