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Boston: Birkhauser , 1981.
First edition of the authors' classic introduction to the richly diverse world of mathematics: its history, philosophy, principles, and personalities, which went on to win the National Book Award. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by both authors on the front free endpaper, "For McAllister Hull from Reuben Hersh and from Philip J. Davis." The recipient McAllister Hull was an American theoretical physicist who took part in the creation of the atomic bomb that was dropped over Nagasaki in 1945, ending World War II. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Introduction by Gian-Carlo Rota. Uncommon and desirable signed by both Hersh and Davis.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 100450
"Advertising is, actually, a simple phenomenon in terms of economics. It is merely a substitute for a personal sales force - an extension, if you will, of the merchant who cries aloud his wares": First Edition of Rosser Reeves' Reality in Advertising; Signed by Him
New York: Borzoi/ Alfred A. Knopf, 1961.
First trade edition, published after the privately printed Ted Bates edition. Octavo, original blue cloth, slipcase. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, "With a promise that this is a very short, short book! Rosser Reeves Oct 8, 1962. Fine in the original glassine wrapper in a fine slipcase. Rare signed.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 30014
Rare 16th century French printing of Aristotle's influential work of zoology: The History of Animals
Aristotelis De Historia Animalium Libri. IX. [Bound with] De Partibus Animalium, & Earu Causis, Libri IIII; De Generatione Animalium Libri V; Hoc Volumine Continentur.
Parisiis: Ex officina Prigentii Caluarini ad Geminas Cyppas in Clauso Brunello, 1542.
Rare 16th century French printing of Aristotle's pioneering work on zoology which had a powerful influence on zoology for over two thousand years. Octavo, bound in full polished calf, engraved title pages. Rebacked. In very good condition.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 133014
Large photograph of Albert Schweitzer in Lambarene purchasing supplies for the hospital, signed and inscribed by him. The entire piece measures 13 inches by 11 inches. One of the largest signed photographs we have seen or handled.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 117846
Weimar and New York: The Northern Press, Printed for Subscribers only, n.d.
The Weimar edition of the collected works of Friedrich Schiller. Octavo, 10 volumes bound in full morocco with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in five compartments within raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling to the front and rear panels, gilt inner dentelles, watered silk endleaves and doublures with central gilt mongrams "EHR", top edge gilt, illustrated with numerous hand-colored photogravures. One of 100 numbered copies of the Weimar edition, this is number 2. Provenance: from the collection of Fred and Kay Krehbiel. In very good condition.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 143624
"Art is something out of the ordinary commenting on the ordinary": First Edition of the Authors Classic Work Sexual Personae; Inscribed by Camille Paglia to close personal friend and smith college professor Ronald MacDonald prior to publication
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.
First edition of the author's ground-breaking work. Octavo, original blue cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author to close personal friend Ronald MacDonald, Professor of English Language and Literature at Smith College, prior to publication on the front free endpaper, "For Ron - Love, Camille December 1989." Laid in is the original transmittal letter on Paglia's Philadelphia University of Arts letterhead dated December 18, 1989 which reads, "Ron! Book to be released Feb. 14 (macabre joke from Yale Press??) Feminists will surely froth! - or so predicts Il Bloom - C." Also laid in is a Bowdoin College postcard from…
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 112308
"A Good public Servant Becomes so at a high cost of personal sacrifice": First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelts Classic Work You Learn By Living; Signed By Her
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1960.
First edition of Eleanor Roosevelt's classic work on how to discover life's lessons. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper. Name on the half-title page, near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket photograph by Dr. David Gurewitsch. Rare signed, as Roosevelt passed away in 1962.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 52032
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1960.
First edition of Eleanor Roosevelt's classic work on how to discover life's lessons. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket photograph by Dr. David Gurewitsch. Rare signed, as Roosevelt passed away in 1962. A very nice signed example.
Price: $1,850.00 Item Number: 139193
"A milestone in the study of culture": First Edition of Triste Tropiques; Inscribed by Claude-Levi Strauss With a Large Drawing
New York: Atheneum , 1974.
First American edition of this translation, which is the first complete edition of Levi-Strauss' landmark work. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "To Patricia Anawalt who is interested in Indians and loves cats, with author's regards Claude Levi-Strauss." Levi-Strauss has added a large drawing of a cat below his inscription. The recipient, Patricia Anawalt was an anthropologist and authority on Mesoamerican ritual and attire, She wrote several books, including "The Worldwide History of Dress", which examined the costumes of a wide range of peoples, including Neolithic plant-fiber skirts, ancient Egyptian linen shifts and Mongolian shamanic…
Price: $1,800.00 Item Number: 57044
Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1981.
First edition of Nozick's metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical treatise. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper to fellow philosopher Hilary Putnam and his wife, "August, 1981 For Hilary and Ruth Anna Fondly, Bob." Nozick and Putnam were colleagues at Harvard University. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear and a few small chips. An exceptional association, linking these two intellectual giants.
Price: $1,800.00 Item Number: 88089
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1903.
First edition of this collection of studies by Dewey. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication, "Alfred H. Lloyd From John Dewey Oct. 12, 1903." Also, Dewey has signed Lloyd's name on the half-title page. Alfred H. Lloyd was a philosopher and close friend of Dewey's. In the preface to this work, Dewey thanks Lloyd for his inspiration. Dewey himself recruited Lloyd the University of Michigan's philosophy department, where Lloyd remained thereafter. In very good condition. An excellent association.
Price: $1,800.00 Item Number: 77952
First Edition of Marcuse's Eros and Civilization: A Philosophical Inquiry into Freud; Inscribed by Him
Boston: The Beacon Press, 1955.
First edition of "the most significant general treatment of psychoanalytic theory since Freud himself ceased publication" (The New York Times). Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed and dated by the author on front free endpaper, "Fur Karl Friedlander Herbert Marcuse Jan. 1956." Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 117098
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1902.
First edition of this classic collection of essays. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece of Carnegie. In good condition. First editions are scarce.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 42664
“A definite purpose, backed by absolute faith, is a form of wisdom and wisdom in action produces positive results": First Edition of Napoleon Hill's The Master Key to Riches
Los Angeles: The Willing Publishing Company, 1945.
First edition of Napoleon Hill's classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket with some chips and wear to the extremities.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 138267
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1956.
First edition of this groundbreaking international bestseller that has shown millions of readers how to achieve rich, productive lives by developing their capacities for love. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Rev. Gotlerb Huse with best regards Eric Fromm." Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. First editions are uncommon signed and inscribed.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 112439
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit": The Works of Aristotle in Four Parts
The Works of Aristotle in Four Parts: Containing: His Complete Master Piece; His Experienced Midwife; His Book of Problems; His Last Legacy.
London: Printed for, and Sold by all Booksellers, 1777.
Finely bound edition of the works of Aristotle. Octavo, bound in half leather, marbled endpapers, frontispiece of Aristotle. In very good condition. A very sharp example of this important work.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 122932
"One of the 100 best books of any kind of the 20th century": First Edition of Hannah Arendt's Masterpiece The Origins of Totalitarianism
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1951.
First edition of this masterpiece, by one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Photograph by Fred Stein. Uncommon in this condition.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 142749
“In a gentle way, you can shake the world": First edition of Mahatma Gandhi: His Own Story; Finely Bound by the Harcourt Bindery
London: George Allen& Unwin, 1930.
First edition of Gandhi's revealing autobiography. Octavo, bound in full morocco by the Harcourt Bindery, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. In fine condition. Edited by Charles F. Andrews. An exceptional example.
Price: $1,600.00 Item Number: 133894