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First Edition of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh's Study of Conference on the Human Problems of Industrial Communities within the Commonwealth and Empire; Signed by Prince Philip
His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh’s Study of Conference on the Human Problems of Industrial Communities within the Commonwealth and Empire.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1956.
First edition of this two volume set, boldly signed by Prince Philip on the front free endpaper of volume one. Octavo, 2 volumes, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jackets. Number 279 of 400 examples.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 110927
First Edition of Significant Supreme Court Opinions of Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; Warmly Inscribed by Him
Manila: Philippine Bar Association, .
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Bob Forsythe, with warm memories of our work together in the Minnesota years, Warren E. Burger,” who adds his initials at the end of a brief postscript, “Five minutes of this will guarantee a good night’s sleep! WEB.” In near fine condition.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 49067
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965.
Fourth printing, published only months after the first of Reagan’s biography covering his years in Hollywood. Octavo, original black cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in a contemporary hand, “To Russell With Best Wishes Ronald Reagan.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design Ned Glattauer.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 110188
London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1932.
First edition of the second volume of Churchill’s autobiographical writings. Octavo, bound in full morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, with frontispiece. In fine condition.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 115967
First Edition of The White House: an Historic Guide; Inscribed by Lady Bird Johnson to Close Friend and Confidant of the Kennedy's Bill Walton
Washington, DC: White House Historical Association, 1964.
First edition of this wonderfully illustrated work on The White House. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated. Inscribed by Lady Bird Johnson on the title page, “To Bill Walton with appreciation Lady Bird Johnson February 17, 1965.” The recipient William Walton was a painter and confidant of President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy, and chaired the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts from 1963 to 1971. In near fine condition. A nice association.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 69056
"We had a long distance to make that day, and after leaving the grain fields travelled pretty steadily": First Edition of Theodore Roosevelts Hunting Trips Of A Ranchman
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1886.
First edition of Roosevelt’s stories of sport hunting on the Northern Cattle Plains. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles to the spine and front panel, patterned endpapers, illustrated with 26 full-page engravings by A.B. Frost, R. Swain Gifford, J.C. Beard, Fannie E. Gifford, and Henry Sandham including tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Roosevelt in hunting attire. In near fine condition.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 109426
"We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel": First Edition of Golda Meir's My Life; Signed by Her
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1975.
First edition of Meir’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by Golda Meir on the front free endpaper. This is a presentation copy presented to Ceil and Joe Mazer, With gratitude for all you are doing for UJA Federation December 22, 1975.” The recipients Ceil and Joseph Mazer were philanthropists and active Zionists. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Cheryl Asherman.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 44577
“History is the memory of States": First Edition of Henry Kissinger's first Book A World Restored; Signed by Him
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957.
First edition of Kissinger’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Henry A. Kissinger on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with a touch of wear.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 101303
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1955-56.
First editions of the memoirs of President Harry S. Truman. Octavo, two volumes, original black cloth, blue topstain. Warmly inscribed by the author in volume one on the front free endpaper, “Kindest regards to Varnas from Harry S Truman 5-8-59.” Both volumes are near fine an excellent dust jackets with some light wear and tear. Jacket design by Sidney Butchkes. Jacket photograph by Eliot Elisofon.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 71019
Madison, Connecticut: Sphinx Press, Inc, 1987.
First edition of this collection of speeches and writings of the historic meeting in Reykjavik between Gorbachev and President Reagan. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Mikhail Gorbachev on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 95984
“There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart": First edition of Hard Times from the library of Hugh D. Auchincloss
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1854.
First edition in book form of Dickens’ attack on the living conditions of England’s mid-19th century industrial cities. Octavo, original green cloth blindstamped with gilt titles to the spine including the price 5/- in gilt at the base of the spine. From the library of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ stepfather, Hugh D. Auchincloss. Auchincloss married Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ mother Janet Lee Bouvier in 1942. His great grandfather John W. Auchincloss built the 28-room Victorian mansion Hammersmith Farm in 1887 which would later become Jaqueline’s childhood home and the site of the reception of her 1953 wedding to John F. Kennedy. With the previous owner, Albert Henry Wiggin’s card laid in. American banker Albert H. Wiggin amassed a large fine art and book collection in the early to mid 20th century, much of which he later donated to the Boston Museum of Fine Art and Boston Public Library. In very good condition with the half-title present, which is often lacking. Housed in a custom chemise slipcase.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 108032
New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1929.
First edition of the 30th President of the United States’ autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page in the year of publication, “C.H. Lyman Cordially Calvin Coolidge November 1929.” In very good condition, library marks from Forbes Library in Northampton, Massachusetts where Coolidge resided for many years and eventually passed away in 1933.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 115971
Cover of Independence Magazine from July 1953 of Korean leader Syngman Rhee. Boldly signed by Syngman Rhee. In fine condition. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 11.5 inches by 13.5 inches.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 65091
Sculptural bronze bust of the 32nd president of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, signed by the artist, Jo Davidson. Throughout his career, American sculptor Jo Davidson was commissioned to sculpt realistic, intense portrait busts and statues of an array of political and literary figures including Joseph Conrad, H.G. Wells, Gertrude Stein, Helen Keller, Gandhi, Walt Whitman , Carl Sandburg, John D. Rockefeller, and perhaps his greatest patron, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Davidson did not require his subjects to formally pose for him; rather, he observed and spoke with them. Mounted on a white marble mount, the entire piece measures 9 inches in height. In near fine condition.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 115567
Photograph of Calvin Coolidge by Harris & Ewing. Inscribed in the lower border, “To Frederick I. Cox, With regards, Calvin Coolidge.” Blindstamped in the lower left by Harris & Ewing. The photograph measures 8 inches by 12 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 16.25 inches by 20.25 inches.
Price: $950.00 Item Number: 43071
Black and white photograph portrait of William Howard Taft taken by George Prince with Prince’s 1908 copyright in the lower right corner. Inscribed by William Howard Taft, “Sincerely Yours, William H. Taft. In a period frame. The entire piece measures 15.5 inches by 12.5 inches. A very nice example.
Price: $950.00 Item Number: 88066
“I like thinking big. I always have. To me it’s very simple: If you’re going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big": Trump: The Art of the Deal; Signed by Donald J. Trump
New York: Random House, 1987.
First edition, early printing of Trump’s first book. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Donald Trump on the front free endpaper in a contemporary hand. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Aulicino. Jacket photograph by Michele Singer.
Price: $950.00 Item Number: 107822
"We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel": First Hebrew Edition of Golda Meir's My Life; Signed by Her
Jerusalem: Steimatsky's Agency, 1975.
First edition of Meir’s autobiography in Hebrew. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with eight pages of black and white photographs. Signed by Golda Meir on the title page in Hebrew. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few closed tears.
Price: $950.00 Item Number: 63032
January 28, 1936.
Autograph signed letter by Franklin Delano Roosevelt as President. One page on White House letterhead and dated January 28th 1936, the letter reads: My dear Judge Meyer; Thank you ever so much for your kind thought in sending me the “Flying Cloud” etching. It is indeed a lovely thing and I am particularly glad to have it for my collection. Will you not be good enough to tell Mr. Dansford that I think it is very fine work. I am looking forward with pleasure to receiving the other etchings you mention. I am very grateful, too, for your cordial birthday greetings and good wishes. Very sincerely yours, “Franklin D. Roosevelt.” Roosevelt commissioned the first presidential library in the United States, built under his personal direction between 1939 and 1940. The library came to house 16,000 books, 15,000 photographs, 275,000 feet of movie film, and 300 sound recordings. The present letter refers to an etching of the historic clipper ship Flying Cloud which set the world’s sailing record for the fastest passage between New York and San Francisco in 1854 and was acquired by Roosevelt as an addition to his large etching and photograph collection. In near fine condition. Double matted and framed with an engraved portrait of Roosevelt. The entire piece measures 18 inches by 15 inches.
Price: $950.00 Item Number: 101342