SIGNED BY ROGER TORY PETERSON
A Field Guide Art of Eastern Birds.
Peterson, Roger Tory.$200.00
Item Number: 3644
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992.
First edition. Folio, original cloth. Signed by Roger Tory Peterson on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
First Edition, First Issue of Roger Tory Peterson's First Book A Field Guide to the Birds; Warmly Inscribed by Him
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934.
First edition, first state with the date on title page and with “Bob-pumper” on index page 155. Octavo, original green pebbled cloth with numerous full-page plates by the author. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Phyllis Bergen with my compliments- a poor atonement for ruined eyesight Roger T. Peterson.” The recipient Phyllis Bergen is thanked by Peterson in the preface of this volume. This book was most likely presented upon publication as a thank you to the recipient. Fine in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the spine and front panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
New York: Liveright, 2012.
First edition of “this monumental exploration of the biological origins of the human condition” (James D. Watson). Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Edward O. Wilson on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph of Albert Einstein. Signed “A Einstein 52.” Group portrait showing Einstein standing between Talmudic scholar Tamar de Sola Pool and Hadassah National President Rebecca Beldner Shulman at his Princeton home in June of 1952 during a celebration marking the commencement of building of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem. The photograph measures 8 inches by 10 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 13.5 inches by 15.5 inches. An exceptional photograph of Einstein, rare and desirable signed.
"The objectives of religion and science, I believe, are identical or very nearly so": First Edition of The Varieties of Scientific Experience; Inscribed by Anne Druyan to Carl Sagan's Executive Assistant
New York: The Penguin Press, 2006.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Shirley, (please see p. 262) With thanks for all you did to make this book possible- Ann 4 October 2006.” The recipient was Shirley Arden, who was the executive secretary to Sagan and close friends of the authors, and is thanked on page 262. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Illustrations editor and scientific consultant Steven Soter.
“Contemplated as one grand whole, astronomy is the most beautiful monument of the human mind; the noblest record of its intelligence": First edition of Comet; Signed by Both Carl Sagan And Ann Druyan
New York: Random House, 1985.
First edition of this work which describes the scientific nature of comets, as well as their varying roles and perceptions throughout history. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. The dedication copy of this work. Inscribed on the dedication page by both Sagan and Anne Druyan, “4 November 1985 And we men it! With our love to you and Kel Annie + Carl.” The recipient was Shirley Arden, who was the executive secretary to Sagan and close friends of the authors. The dedication page reads, “To Shirley Arden, for more than a decade of friendship and hard work well done. With our love and admiration.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by John Lomberg; design by Robert Aulicino.