First Edition of Beyond Belief; Inscribed by Elaine Pagels
Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas.
Item Number: 949
New York: Random House, 2003.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Elaine Pagels on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Random House, 1979.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Elaine Pagels on the half title page.Small name on the front free endpaper, near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
New York: Random House, 1988.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Elaine Pagels on the title page. Some dusting to the top edge, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears.
New York: United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education, 1955.
First edition of this early Sendak title. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. In very good condition with light rubbing.
“The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there”: First Edition of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance; Signed by Robert Pirsig
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1974.
First edition of one of the most important and influential books written in the past half-century. Octavo, original half cloth. Lengthily inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front free endpaper, “Dear Mark Dillon Really happy to hear about your firm. I’m very strong on this region and will be thinking about your press. Robert M. Pirsig Apr 15, 1974.” Fine in a fine dust jacket .
"I coulda' had class. I coulda' been a contender!": First Edition of Waterfront; Signed by Budd Schulberg
New York: Random House, 1955.
First edition of Schulberg’s novel adapted from his Academy Award–winning screenplay. Octavo, original beige cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Best wishes Budd Schulberg Nov. 1978.” Fine in an excellent dust jacket with some of the usual peeling to the lamination.
"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb": First Edition of Long Walk To Freedom; Signed and dated by Nelson Mandela
Boston: Little Brown, 1994.
First American edition of the autobiography of one of the greatest moral leaders of the twentieth century. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with photographs. Signed by the author, “Nelson Mandela 12.5.05” on the title page. It was signed in New York City by Mandela during a visit upon receipt of an honorary doctorate from Amherst College. Fine in a fine dust jacket.