"You go your way I'll go your way too": FIrst Edition of Book of Longing; Signed by Leonard Cohen
Book of Longing.
Item Number: 2752
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2006.
First Canadian edition, preceding the American first. Octavo, original black boards. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Leonard Cohen's first book in nearly 15 years was written on Mt. Baldy, Los Angeles, Montreal and Mumbai. Contains drawings and decorations by the author. "Book of Longing has exceptional range. It is clear yet steamy, cosmic yet private, both playful and profound." (New York Times).
Other Books by this Author
"It is the kind of book that becomes a law unto itself, simply because there is nothing with which to compare it": First Edition of Leonard Cohens First Novel; Signed by Him
London: Secker & Warburg, 1963.
First British edition, preceding both the Canadian and American publication. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Near fine in an excellent dust jacket with a touch of rubbing and shelfwear. A nice example.
"It's like our visit to the moon or to that other star I guess you go for nothing if you really want to go that far": First Edition of Leonard Cohen's Death of a Lady's Man; Signed by Him
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1978.
First edition, first state with “Lie down.” on page 94. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Near fine in a near fine clipped dust jacket with light rubbing.
“There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in": First Edition of Leonard Cohen's Selected Poems 1956-1968; Signed by Him
New York: The Viking Press, 1968.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
First Edition of the novel which "introduced postmodernism into Canadian literature" Beautiful Losers; Signed by Leonard Cohen
New York: Viking Press, 1966.
First edition of Cohen’s second and final novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. An exceptional example.
“And may my bronze name touch always her thousand fingers": Let Us Compare Mythologies; Signed by Leonard Cohen
New York: Ecco Press, 2007.
Early printing of the 50th Anniversary edition of the Cohen’s first book. Octavo, original boards, illustrated by Freda Guttman. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York : Powerhouse Books, 2014.
Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Photographs by Sharon Robinson. Essay by Larry Sloman. In fine condition.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians": First Edition of Warrior: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Ariel Sharon
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.