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London: George Bell and Sons, 1904.
First edition, new impression of Hooper's account of the decisive engagement of the Waterloo campaign and Napoleon’s last. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. In very good condition. Ownership inscription.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 137102
New York: McDowell, Obolensky, 1959.
First edition of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Foreword by John Dos Passos.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 138903
Incidents and Anecdotes of the War: Together with Life Sketches of Eminent Leaders, and Narratives of the Most Memorable Battles for the Union.
New York: James D. Torrey, Publisher, 1862.
First edition of Victor's anecdotal history of the Civil War. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 133076
“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": C.S. Lewis' The Problem of Pain
London: The Centenary Press, 1940.
Early printing of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition, contemporary name to the front free endpaper.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 143627
Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 1996.
First edition of this work by the Nobel Prize-winning economist. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 131476
"I don't think there is such a thing as a good war. There are sometimes necessary wars. And I think one might say, "just" wars. I never questioned the necessity of that war. And I still do not question it. It was something that had to be done": The War: Inscribed by Ken Burns
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
First edition of this companion volume to the documentary by Ken Burns. Folio, original half cloth, illustrated. Association copy, inscribed by Ken Burns, "For Robert Sargent Fay with thanks and best wishes Ken Burns." The recipient was a consulting photographer for the PBS documentary of the life of Mark Twain, directed by Ken Burns. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 3427
The Story of the Civil War: A Concise Account of the War in the United States of America Between 1861 and 1865: The Campaigns of 1862.
New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1898.
First edition of Ropes' account of the American Civil War. Octavo, original boards, illustrated with maps and plans, with 13 folding maps for Vol II in a pocket affixed to the front pastedown. In good condition. Ex-library.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 133077
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012.
Early printing of this work in which prominent economists reconsider the fundamentals of economic policy for a post-crisis world. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 10900
"MR. GORBACHEV TEAR DOWN THIS WALL!": First Edition of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev's The Quest For Peace
Hamburg, West Germany: MCS Medien Creativ Service, 1990.
First edition of this lavishly illustrated tribute to Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev's negotiations during the Cold War. Quarto, original boards, illustrated with numerous color photographs. In fine condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 139024
"I HAVE AN IRREPRESSIBLE DESIRE TO LIVE TILL I CAN BE ASSURED THAT THE WORLD IS A LITTLE BETTER FOR MY HAVING LIVED IN IT": FIRST EDITION OF TONY KUSHNER'S SCREENPLAY FOR LINCOLN
Dreamworks II Distribution Co., LLC and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, 2012.
First hardbound edition of Tony Kushner's screenplay for the monumental 2012 historical drama Lincoln, loosely based on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s 2005 biography Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. Quarto, original pictorial boards. From the collection of Bill Zwecker. A member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Zwecker was a longtime entertainment and celebrity journalist. A Chicago native and second-generation newspaper star (his late mother, Peg Zwecker, was the fashion editor of the Sun-Times and Chicago Daily News), Zwecker began his journalism career in the 1980s and has since interviewed some of the most renowned celebrities across a…
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 139539
“The Statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy, but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events. Let us learn our lessons": Winston S. Churchill's Great Contemporaries
London: Odhams Press Limited, 1937.
Odhams Press edition of this classic work by Churchill in which he tries to learn from contemporaries and what makes them great. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket, inscription to the front pastedown.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 140063
London: J. M. Dent & Co, 1904.
First edition of Smeaton's history of Edinburgh. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over green cloth, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, top edge gilt with others uncut, marbled endpapers, colored frontispiece with tissue guard, copiously illustrated with colored tissue-guarded engravings. In very good condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 96044
London: Quartet Books, 1979.
First edition of the award-winning journalist's work. Quarto, original cloth, photographs by Donald McCullin. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Cover design by Mike Jarvis.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 119681
First edition of The Theory of Interest Rates: Proceedings of a Conference Held by the International Economic Association
The Theory of Interest Rates: Proceedings of a Conference Held by the International Economic Association.
New York: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1965.
First edition of this collection of talks delivered at the 1962 International Economic Association Conference held in Royaumont, France. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Ownership signatures. Jacket design by Sarah Shervington.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 101480
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998.
First edition of the 40th anniversary of the economist's landmark work. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Boldly signed by John Kenneth Galbraith on the half-title page. In near fine condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 118388
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2012.
First edition of this work by the Nobel Prize-winning economist. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Paul Krugman on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Jon Gray.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 128646
First edition of Robert F. Bruner and Sean D. Carr's The Panic of 1907; lengthily inscribed by Robert F. Bruner
Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2007.
First edition of Bruner and Carr's analysis of financial markets through a detailed narrative of the Panic of 1907. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, lengthily inscribed by Robert F. Bruner opposite the title page, "For Terry Cabot, Old friend. Best personal regards. Whatever happens in financial markets, Don't Panic! Robert F. Bruner." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Michael F. Freeland.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 114682
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
First edition, early printing of the second book of the author's epic trilogy on Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American Civil Rights Movement. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed on a bookplate, "For Gail Mitchum Taylor Branch 2002." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Jack Seow.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 140029
Paris: Societe d'Editions Litteraires et Artistiques, 1901.
First edition of the third installment in Masson's three volume biography of Empress Josephine. Imperial octavo, bound in full polished crushed levant morocco by S. David with gilt titles to the spine, gilt central emblem to the front panel, gilt turn-ins and inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top-edge gilt with others untrimmed, hand-colored frontispiece, likely extra-illustrated, original wrappers bound in. In very good condition. Bookplates, presentation inscription.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 138462