First Edition of Noyes' Diseases of the Eyes: A Treatise
Diseases of the Eyes: A Treatise.
Noyes, Henry D.$150.00
Item Number: 76016
New York: William Wood & Company, 1881.
First edition of this work on the diseases of the eyes. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine, illustrated throughout with 111 illustrations, including two color plates. In near fine condition.
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“The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat": Rare First Edition of Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich; Signed by Him
CT: Ralston Society, 1937.
First edition of this classic bestseller, which has sold over 100 million copies. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Napoleon Hill on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. This is the first example of a first printing we have seen signed. Rare and desirable.
First Edition of Berger and Luckmann's The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1966.
First edition of one of the most important sociological texts of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by both authors, “For Hansfried, Peter and Thom L.” The recipient, Hansfried Kellner was a sociologist and colleague of Peter Berger. They co-wrote two successful books together, Sociology Reinterpreted and The Homeless Mind. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Norman Ives. First editions are rare, especially with such an association.
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware": Rare First Edition in English of Martin Buber's I and Thou
Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1937.
First edition in English of the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Translated by Ronald Gregor Smith. Originally published in 1923, in German as Ich und Du. In good condition with some rubbing and browning. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. First editions are rare.
“The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life”: First Edition of Freud's Kleine Beitrage zur Traumlehre; Inscribed by Him
Leipzig: Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, 1925.
First edition of this collection of articles relating to the interpretation of dreams, the majority of which were previously published in periodical literature. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by the author on the front free endpaper, “Frau Margarete Rellner-Weiss mil dem Gruss des Verf. Sigm. Freud 1927 (Mrs. Margarete Rellner-Weiss with greetings from the author).” Bookplate of the recipient to the inside front panel, in near fine condition with a touch of rubbing. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example, books signed by Freud are scarce.