France from the Air.
Bertrand, Yann; Introduction by Charles Osgood; Text by Partick Poivre d'Arvor.$200.00
Item Number: 300
New York: Abrams, 2006.
First edition. Quarto. Signed by the photographer Yann Arthurs- Bertrand on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Arthurs- Bertrand waited until he mastered the aerial view before photographing his native France; it shows in this volume capturing the essence of France, a magical place.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Baker & Godwin Publishers, 1863.
First edition. Octavo, full cloth, all edges gilt, gilt ruling to the front and rear panel. In very good condition. Embossed name of Erastus Clark on the front panel. Clark was an American attorney, government official, and union official, who served on the Interstate Commerce Commission from 1906 to 1921, and was its chairman during 19131914 and 19181921. OCLC locates only two copies of this work. Rare.
"Success depends almost entirely on how effectively you learn to manage the game's two ultimate adversaries: the course and yourself": First Edition of Jack Nicklaus' Autobiography My Story; Signed by Him
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.
First edition of the Golden Bear’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Jack Nicklaus on the title page. Written with Ken Bowden. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated. Dust jacket design by Paul Smith.
First Edition of Political Power in Ecuador; Inscribed President Osvaldo Hurtado to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1980.
First edition of this political history of Ecuador. Inscribed by the author to former Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Henry Kissinger, “A Henry Kissinger, con admiracion, Osvaldo Hurtado 9.4.83.” Osvaldo Hurtado, was the President of Ecuador from 1981-1984 and inscribed this book to Kissinger while in office to the chief architect of the United States foreign policy in the 1970s. In fine condition.
First edition. Octavo. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Saramago on the half title page. Uncommon signed as the author passed away later the same year.
Catalogue of Paintings Forming the Private Collection of P. A. B. Widener. Asbourne – Near Philadelphia. Part I: Modern Paintings; Part II: Early English and Ancient Paintings.
Paris: Manzi, Joyant & Company, 1885-1900.
First edition. Quarto, original leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panels, all edges gilt. Inscribed by the author in volume one, “Mr. George J. Gould with compliments of P.A.B. Widener.” The recipient was George Jay Gould, who was a financier and the son of Jay Gould. He was a railroad executive, leading both the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad and the Western Pacific Railroad. A nice association. In very good condition.
"He who enlists a man's mind wields a power even greater than the sword or the scepter": First Edition of The Worldy Philosophers; Inscribed by Robert Heilbroner to John Kenneth Galbraith
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953.
First edition. Octavo. Fine in a fine dust jacket with some very minor creases to the spine. Inscribed by the author to John Kenneth Galbraith, “For John, with many thanks Robert Heilbroner.” Galbraith called The Worldly Philosophers a “brilliant achievement handled nearly to perfection. A wonderful association between these two economists. A classic economic text that has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.