Signed by David Goldblatt
David Goldblatt: Hasselblad Award 2006.
Item Number: 2289
Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2006.
First edition. Oblong quarto, illustrated boards, issued without a dust jacket. Signed by David Goldblatt on the title page.
South African photographer David Goldblatt has been recurrently made a fellow at universities such as Harvard and has received repeated titles as Honorary Doctor in Fine Arts and Literature. Most recently, he has been awarded the 2009 HCB Award and the 2010 Lucie Award. These are images of a white middle-class suburb of Johannesburg under apartheid, "are indispensable first-hand records of an important place and time, buoyed by persistent grace" (New York Times).
Other Books by this Author
Capetown: Struik Press, 1973.
First edition of the photographer’s first book. Quarto, original cloth. Signed by David Goldblatt on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some of the usual rubbing to the extremities.
Prestel Publishing, 2005.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original boards. Signed by Goldblatt on the title page. Fine in a fine jacket. Uncommon signed.
New York: Monacelli Press, 1998.
First edition of this photographic record of a range of structures built during the Era of `Baasskap’ (1652-1990) which gave expression to the forces shaping South African society. Introductory text by the David Goldblatt. Large square quarto, original boards. Signed by David Goldblatt. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Cape Town: Struik, 1981.
First edition. Original beige cloth. Signed by the photographer, David Goldblatt. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
FIRST BRITISH EDITION OF LIFETIMES UNDER APARTHEID; SIGNED BY PHOTOGRAPHER DAVID GOLDBLATT AND NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR NADINE GORDIMER
London: Jonathan Cape, 1986.
First British edition of the photographer’s second collaboration with novelist Nadine Gordimer. Quarto, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by both David Goldblatt and Nadine Gordimer on the title page.
First American Edition of Lifetimes Under Apartheid; Signed by Photographer David Goldblatt and Nobel Prize-winning Author Nadine Gordimer
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
First American edition of the photographer’s second collaboration with novelist Nadine Gordimer. Quarto, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by both David Goldblatt and Nadine Gordimer on the title page.
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 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.