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"I called this book Out of Order because it reflects my goal, which is to share a different side of the Supreme Court": First Edition of Out Of Order; Inscribed by Justice Sandra Day OConnor
New York: Random House, 2013.
First edition of this collection of stories from the history of the Supreme Court by the first female justice. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For Tom and Christie with good wishes! Sandra Day O’Connor.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Anna Bauer.
Price: $300.00 Item Number: 107498
Fine Collection of Materials from the April 1996 Sotheby's Auction of the Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
New York: Sotheby's, 1996.
Fine collection of materials from the April 1996 Sotheby’s Auction of the Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Materials include the original 584-page auction catalog featuring full color photographs, four addendums and a list of properties with abbreviated descriptions, two commemorative books chronicling the auction with photographs, invoices and auction results, original bidder panels and forms. A nice collection.
Price: $300.00 Item Number: 107818
Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 2006.
First edition of this classic work. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers, illustrated throughout. Signed by Al Gore on the title page. In fine condition.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 120399
New York: Random House, 1949.
First edition of Sheean’s work exploring Gandhi’s non-violent approach to social reform. Octavo, original illustrated cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Arthur and Iphigene Sulzberger – Sincerely Vincent Sheean July 1949.” The recipient, Arthur Hays Sulzberger was the publisher of The New York Times from 1935 to 1961. During his tenure, daily circulation rose from 465,000 to 713,000 and Sunday circulation from 745,000 to 1.4 million; the staff more than doubled, reaching 5,200; advertising linage grew from 19 million to 62 million column inches per year; and gross income increased almost sevenfold, reaching 117 million dollars. In very good condition with light toning to the spine.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 115651
New Dehli: Allied Publishers Private Limited , 1986.
First edition of this work by the Indian politician. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to fellow politician Andrew Young, “To Mayor Andrew Young, a fellow citizen of the world. With warm personal regards Cornell Karan Singh 4 April 1986.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Edited by Kishore Gandhi. A nice association.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 119481
First Edition of Does America Need a Foreign Policy?; Inscribed by Henry A. Kissinger to Close Friend Robert Pirie
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.
First edition of this important work by the fifty-sixth Secretary of State. Octavo, original half cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “To Bob Pirie from his friend Henry A. Kissinger.” The recipient was Robert Pirie, a lawyer in the field of mergers and acquisitions and later a prominent investment banker on Wall Street. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 5716
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by both Bob Woodward and Alexander Butterfield on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 33034
First Edition of Power and Principle: Memoirs of the National Security Adviser; Inscribed by Zbigniew Brzezinski
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1983.
First edition of Brzezinski’s memoirs. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front pastedown, “To Susan Spezza- with best wishes, Zbigniew Brzezinski.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Garrett Loube Design Associates.
Price: $250.00 Item Number: 114269
"We are at war, and we are going to make war": Rare first edition pamphlet of Excerpts from Winston S. Churchill's Wartime Speeches
Winston Churchill Prime Minister: A Selection From Speeches Made by Winston Churchill During the Four Years that Britain has Been at War.
New York : British Information Services, 1942.
First edition of this illustrated compendium of excerpts from Winston S. Churchill’s famed wartime speeches. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers as issued, each spread features a black and white photograph of Churchill accompanied by a quote from his WWII speeches and broadcasts. In near fine condition.
Price: $250.00 Item Number: 90387
New York: Delacorte Press, 1974.
First trade edition of this delightful memoir written by the Bouvier sisters about their summer in Europe. Folio, original marbled blue paper boards, illustrated with drawings and decorations by both authors. In near fine condition.
Price: $250.00 Item Number: 90482
"The joy of living is his who has the heart to demand it": First Edition of Theodore Roosevelt's A Book-Lover's Holiday In The Open
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916.
First edition of this collection of Roosevelt’s adventures in the wilderness. Octavo, original cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt with others uncut, tissue-guarded frontispiece in color, illustrated. In near fine condition.
Price: $250.00 Item Number: 102653
Johannesburg and London: Collins, 1962.
First edition of this work by the Nobel Laureate. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece, illustrated. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket, bookplate. Introduction by Charles Hooper. A nice example.
Price: $250.00 Item Number: 114241
"We all do better when we work together. Our differences do matter, but our common humanity matters more": First Edition of Giving; Inscribed By Bill Clinton
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
First edition of this inspiring look at how each of us can change the world. Octavo, blue boards. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, “To Kim Brown with thanks Bill Clinton.” Laid into this title is a letter of presentation from Random House. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson.
Price: $225.00 Item Number: 48763
"HUMAN RIGHTS IS THE SOUL OF OUR FOREIGN POLICY, BECAUSE HUMAN RIGHTS IS THE VERY SOUL OF OUR SENSE OF NATIONHOOD": FIRST EDITION OF KEEPING FAITH; SIGNED BY JIMMY CARTER
New York: Bantam Books, 1982.
First edition of the 39th President of the United States’ memoir. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by Jimmy Carter on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
Price: $225.00 Item Number: 116599
Color photograph signed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, “God bless you Desmond Tutu 10.12.98.” The photograph measures 5.75 by 4.25 inches. In fine condition.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 112961
First Edition of Letters To Kennedy; Warmly Inscribed by John Kenneth Galbraith in the year of publication
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988.
First edition of this compilation of letters which gives the reader a firsthand look at the working relationship between a president and one of his close advisers, John Kenneth Galbraith. Octavo, original half cloth. Association copy, warmly inscribed by the author in the year of publication, “For Barry Zorthian well loved friend and the best journalist I ever knew. John Kenneth Galbraith.” The recipient was a U.S. government spokesman and American diplomat during the Vietnam War.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 2992
"He expressed the unconquerable spirit of the nation": rare limited edition Spode bone china Winston Churchill plate
Stoke-on-Trent, England: Spode, .
Rare limited edition Churchill Spode bone china plate. One of a limited edition of five thousand numbered plates commissioned by Thomas Goode and Co. Ltd. of London, this is number 860. The plate features a portrait of Churchill flanked by rampant lions and surrounded by a botanical gilt border. Founded by Josiah Spode in 1770, Spode pottery is renowned for perfecting the technique for transfer printing in underglaze blue on fine earthenware and credited with developing, around 1790, the formula for fine bone china that was generally adopted by the industry. In fine condition. The plate measures 10.5 inches in diameter.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 117035
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995.
First edition of this work by the former Secretary of State. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page in the year of publication, “To Jeff Johnson James A Baker III 10/2/95.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by One Plus Studio. Written with Thomas M. DeFrank.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 116877
New York: Basic Books, 1997.
First edition of this “masterful synthesis of historical, geographical, and political analysis…. Geostrategic thinking in the grand tradition of Bismarck” (Samuel Huntington). Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “and with best wishes Zbigniew Brzezinski.” Small name, fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Rick Pracher.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 5797
Norwarlk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1982.
First edition of the signed limited edition of the thirty-ninth President of the United States autobiography. Octavo, original full gray leather, with titles to the spine in gilt and tooling to the front and rear panels, all edges gilt. Signed by Jimmy Carter. In fine condition without wear.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 42069