First Edition of Vincent Scully's American Architecture and Urbanism; Signed by Him
American Architecture and Urbanism.
Item Number: 1046
New York: Praeger Publishers, 1969.
First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Fine in an excellent dust jacket that shows some light wear to the extremities. Signed by the Vincent Scully on the title page.
Other Books by this Author
"The prescription of the equality of human beings is not a description of an alleged actual equality among humans: it is a prescription of how we should treat human beings": First Edition of Animal Liberation; Inscribed by Peter Singer
New York: Random House, 1975.
First edition of Singer’s landmark work. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, iinscribed by Peter Singer on the title page. Small name to the front free endpaper, near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Janet Halverson.
"a marvelous prose epic that matches the best 19th century novels for richness of comic insight and final, tragic power" First Edition of A House For Mr. Biswas; Signed by V.S. Naipaul
London: Andre Deutsch, 1961.
First edition of the author’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by V.S. Naipaul on the title page. Near fine in an excellent dust jacket with a small chip to the foot of the spine and some light wear. Jacket design by Stephen Russ.
"To know Indians was to take a delight in people as people; every encounter was an adventure": First Editions of each volume in Naipaul's India Trilogy; Each Signed by Him
An Area of Darkness: An Experience of India; India: A Wounded Civilization and India: A Million Mutinies Now.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1964-1990.
First editions of each of the author’s works in his acclaimed Indian Trilogy. Octavo, original cloth. Each volume is signed by V.S. Naipaul on the title page. Each are fine in near fine to fine dust jackets.
"Poet, Singer, Great heart, may our god bless your name, and the womb that held you, and the breasts that gave you milk. and may god forgive us all"; First Edition of Kahlil Gibran's Jesus The Son of Man; Warmly Inscribed by him
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928.
First edition of Kahlil Gibran’s masterful retelling of the story Jesus of Nazareth. Octavo, original cloth, illustrations by the author. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication, “For Roy and D. from Howard and Bill With the blessing upon you four, and with the gratitude of Kahlil Gibran 1928.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare and desirable inscribed and in the original dust jacket.