An American Childhood.
Item Number: 1746
New York: Harper & Row, 1987.
First Edition. The author’s own copy with her personal bookplate. Signed by Annie Dillard on the title page.
Other Books by this Author
The Annie Dillard Reader Including: Piligrim At Tinker Creek; Teaching A Stone To Talk; Holy the Firm; An American Childhood; The Living.
New York: Haper Collins Publishers, 1994.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author to the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Wilbur and his wife, “For Charlee and Richard with best wishes Annie Dillard.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Living By Fiction; Holy The Firm; The Writing Life; Teaching A Stone To Talk; Holy The Firm (Five Volumes)
New York: Harper and Row..
Octavo, 5 volumes. Each book is warmly inscribed by Annie Dillard to the writer Nicolas Delbanco and his wife. Comes with a custom made box to fit the volumes.
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF ALBERT EINSTEINS "ONE AND ONLY INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY": SIGNED AND DATED BY HIM
Evanston: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949.
Signed limited first edition, one of 760 copies signed and dated “Albert Einstein ‘49.” Octavo, original brown cloth, top edge gilt, original slipcase. The book is in fine condition, the slipcase is in very good condition shows some rubbing. Edited by Paul Arthur Schhilpp. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
London: Hutchinson , 1987.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Garry Kasparov on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970.
First edition the second volume of the author’s Pulitzer and National Book Award winning work. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Henry Kissinger with all good wishes Jim Burns.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. With the compliments of the author slip laid in. An excellent association copy.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Henry and Nancy Kissinger, “For Nancy & Henry as a guide to those K volumes yet to come! With all good wishes J.K.G. 1981.” Galbraith and Kissinger were close friends, both civil servants and Harvard University professors, who played a vital role in the development of United States foreign policies in the 1960s-70s and beyond. Galbraith, working as United States ambassador to India in the Kennedy administration and Kissinger in the Nixon administration as Secretary of State. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. An outstanding association copy linking these two giants of American history.