Dictionaire Historique Et Critique; Finely Bound
Dictionaire Historique Et Critique.
Item Number: 3208
Folios, 4 volumes. Contemporary full vellum. In very good condition. An attractive set of the author’s magnum opus, a historical and critical dictionary.
Other Books by this Author
Oeuvres diverses de Mr. Pierre Bayle, contenant tout ce que cet Auteur a publié pendant sa vie, en Philosophie, en Critique, en Histoire, en Littérature etc. excepté son Dictionnaire historique et critique.
Chez P. Husson, J. Swart, H. Scheurleer, J. Vand Duren, R. Alberts, C. Le Vier, 1727-1731.
Rare 18th century set of French philosopher Pierre Bayle’s magnum opus, a historical and critical dictionary. Folios, 5 volumes. Bound in full contemporary calf, raised bands, marbled endpapers. In very good condition with some wear to the spine and joints. An attractive set.
"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, illustrated. 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 herculean task of the United States Government today is to take care that its citizens have the necessities of life" Veto Message of PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT; SIGNED BY HIM
Veto message on the Adjusted Compensation Act, 1935: Address of the President of the United States in the House of Representatives, Delivered May 22, 1935.
Washington, D.C.: United States Government, 1935.
Speech given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935. Signed by Roosevelt at the conclusion of his speech. In near fine condition with light wear. Rare.
Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Amartya Sen's Copy of On Economic Theory and Capitalism; With his Signature and Inscribed to Him
Oxford: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1955.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen’s copy with his name “A.K. Sen Trinity College Cambridge” on the half title page. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Sen, “For Amartiya With the confidence that he will plan the dynamic economy, of a socialist and peaceful India. With best wishes, Arif Cambridge 8 May 1955.” In very good condition.
New York: Orbis, 1999.
First edition. Octavo. Fine in wrappers. Warmly inscribed by Maguire as follows, “To ______ Peace to you. Love Mairead Corrigan Maguire.” Also inscribed to the same recipient by Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu; who contributed the foreword. Also laid in is a pamphlet inscribed by Maguire, “A Letter to My Son Luke.” Uncommon especially signed by both these Nobel Peace Prize winners.