"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
Death of a Lady’s Man.
Item Number: 26018
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. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing.
First published in 1978, the theme of this insightful and moving poetry collection is love with all its dilemmas. It is largely autobiographical in tone, offering the reader insights into Cohen's private world. From the 1950s and 1960s onward, Cohen's mournful, thought-provoking lyrics and poems have formed the backdrop to the musings of generations.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Columbia Records, 1973.
Original LP of Leonard Cohen’s first album of Live Songs. Signed by Cohen on the front cover. In very good condition, with the original record.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
New York: Ecco Press, 2007.
First edition, later 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.
"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.
"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.
"Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it": First Edition of Two Lucky People; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed, “For Kristin, more power to you, Milton Friedman.” Also signed by Rose Friedman below his signature. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Philip Carret has "the best long term investment record of anyone I know" Warren Buffett: Rare First Edition of Art of Speculation; Signed by Philip Carret
New York: Barron's, 1927.
First edition of the Wall Street legend’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Philip Carret on the title page. Fine in the rare original dust jacket with a few small chips. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
First Edition of Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Amartya Sen
London: Allen Lane, 2006.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the Amartya Sen on the title page.