First edition of Garry Kasparov's Autobiography Child of Change; Signed by Him
Child of Change: An Autobiography.
Item Number: 5392
London: Hutchinson , 1987.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Garry Kasparov on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Kasparov became the youngest ever undisputed World Chess Champion in 1985 at age 22 by defeating then-champion Anatoly Karpov. Child of Change tells the story of of Kasparov, who many consider the greatest chess player of all time.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Grove, Weidenfeld, 1990.
First edition of the chess grandmaster’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed and dated by the author on the title page, “Garry Kasparov 16/10/07.”
London: Evveryman Chess , 2011-14.
First editions of each volume. Octavo, original cloth, three volumes. Each is signed by Garry Kasparov on the title page. Each are 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.
First Edition of Five Chiefs; A Supreme Court Memoir; Inscribed by Justice John Paul Stevens to "My Good Friend" Chief Deputy Clerk of the Supreme Court
New York: Little Brown and Company, 2011.
First edition of this memoir from Justice John Paul Stevens. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To my good friend Frank Lorson John Paul Stevens.” The recipient was the chief deputy clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court, who began his 30-year career at the Supreme Court as an assistant clerk in 1972. He was chief deputy clerk from 1981 until his retirement in 2002. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Allison J. Warner.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1956.
First edition of the re-issue. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Portia Washington Pittman to Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper, To Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt The First Lady of the World- Sincerely- Portia Washington Pittman- Daughter of Booker T. Washington Sept. 1956.” Some tape residue to the front free endpaper and some wear to the cloth in a very good dust jacket.