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“When all else fails, men turn to reason": First Edition of Heritage: Civilization and the Jews; Inscribed by Abba Eban
New York: Summit Books, 1984.
First edition of this work by Abba Eban. Quarto, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by Abba Eban on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Susan Parsons/ Robert Anthony, Inc.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 30049
"I speak to-day for the preservation of the Union": Rare first edition pamphlet of Webster'sAddress Delivered Before the Washington Benevolent Society, at Portsmouth July 4, 1812
Portsmouth, N.H.: Printed at the Oracle Press, 1812.
Rare first edition pamphlet of Daniel Webster’s Address regarding the work and maxims of George Washington, delivered before the Washington Benevolent Society in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on July 4, 1812. Octavo, original wrappers. In very good condition. Accompanied by a second edition of Mr. Webster’s Speech on Mr. Clay’s Resolutions delivered at the height of the debate over the Compromise of 1850 which is in very good condition.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 110858
New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2007.
First edition, later printing. Small octavo, original boards. Inscribed by Paul Volcker on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 7233
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 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: 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
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 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
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
"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
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
"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
"I will not relent in waging this struggle for freedom and security for the American people": First Edition of Decision Points; Signed by President George W. Bush
New York: Crown Publishers, 2010.
First edition of George W. Bush’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Signed by George W. Bush on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by W.G. Cookman.
Price: $225.00 Item Number: 117667
"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
First Edition of David Halberstam's War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals; Inscribed by Him
New York: Scribner, 2002.
First edition of “Halberstam’s most important book” (Leslie Gelb). Octavo, original boards. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on title page in the year of publication, “For Pat and Liz with the gratitude of someone who like so many others benefited from the richness of their and life and gifts David Halberstam Aug 31, 2001.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket by Mark Cohen.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 116103
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
"In 1999, we will remember the twentieth century as the bloodiest and the best in the history of man": Richard Nixon's 1999: Victory Without War; Inscribed by Him
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1988.
First edition, early printing of Nixon’s bestselling work. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “To Bill Albert With best wishes from Richard Nixon.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket, inscription. Jacket design by Barry Littman. With a signed letter from Nixon’s secretary laid in.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 117983
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
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