FIRST EDITION OF DEATH, ETC.; SIGNED BY NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT HAROLD PINTER
Item Number: 21047
New York: Grove Press, 2005.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Signed by Harold Pinter on the half title page. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. In near fine condition.
Harold Pinter was a Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, and one of the most influential modern British dramatists. His best-known plays include The Birthday Party (1957), The Homecoming (1964), and Betrayal (1978), each of which he adapted for the screen. His screenplay adaptations of others' works include The Servant (1963), The Go-Between (1970), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), The Trial (1993), and Sleuth (2007).
Other Books by this Author
Original Playbill from the May 1991 performance of The Caretaker; Signed by Harold Pinter, Colin Firth, and Donald Pleasence
London: Proscenium Publications, 1991.
Original Playbill from the May 1991 performance of Harold Pinter’s The Caretaker performed at the Alhambra Theatre. Small octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Rehearsal photographs by Ivan Kynci. Signed by Harold Pinter, Colin Firth, and Donald Pleasence. In near fine condition.
London: Faber & Faber, 1990.
First edition of this “fascinating work . . . possessing extraordinary power. Masterful” (San Francisco Chronicle). Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Harold Pinter on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Andrzej Klimowski.
London: Methuen & Co, 1960.
First edition of Pinter’s modern classic. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Harold Pinter on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities.
London: Eyre Methuen, 1978.
First edition of one of Pinter’s major works. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Harold Pinter on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"You won't get me being...I won't be lost in it": First Edition of the Nobel Prize-Winning Playrights Classic Play The Homecoming, Signed by Harold Pinter
London: Methuen & Co, 1965.
First edition of the two-act play by the Nobel laureate Harold Pinter. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by Harold Pinter on the title page. “With compliments” slip from Harold Pinter laid in. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities. Also included is a playbill of No Man’s Land signed by Pinter.
London: Methuen & Co., 1960.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers. Signed by Harold Pinter on the title page. Very good in wrappers as issued. Uncommon signed.
London: Faber & Faber, 1998.
First edition of this anthology by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Harold Pinter on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Jacket painting by Justin Mortimer.
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 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 of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. 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.
First Edition of The (Mis)Behavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Risk, Ruin, and Reward; Inscribed By Benoit Mandelbrot
New York: Basic Books, 2004.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Benoit Mandelbrot on the title page, “For William, with the compliments of the senior author Benoit Mandelbrot.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.