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
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.
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.
First Editions of Lord Skidelsky's Monumental Biography of J.M. Keynes; Each volume inscribed by Him
John Maynard Keynes: Hopes Betrayed 1883-1920; The Economist as Savior 1920-1037; Fighting For Britain 1937-1946.
London: Macmillan, 1983-2000.
First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed biography on J.M. Keynes. Octavo, 3 volumes, original cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author in each volume. Each are near fine with the dust jackets that show only light wear.
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams": First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelts This I Remember; Inscribed By Her
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1949.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Illustrated with 41 photographs of the Roosevelt family, including frontispiece of the First Lady. Inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper.” Near fine in a very good with a few small closed tears.
"It is an honor to serve with you in the Senate": First Edition of Dreams From Father; Lengthily Inscribed by Barack Obama
New York: Times Books/ Random House, 1995.
First edition of this early memoir of the 44th President of the United States. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by Barack Obama on the half-title page, “To Ant- It is an honor to serve with you in the Senate. Thanks for your friendship, counsel and support! Warm Regards, Barack Obama.” The recipient worked with Obama in the Senate. Examples are usually encountered with just a signature, association copies of this magnitude are rare. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1979.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Freeman Dyson on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.