"Time to get up, Fungus my dreary, it's nearly dark": First edition of Fungus the Bogeyman; Signed by Raymond Briggs
Fungus the Bogeyman.
Item Number: 89018
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1977.
First edition illustrator Raymond Briggs’ classic work. Quarto, original pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. Signed and dated by the author on the verso of the front free endpaper, “Raymond Briggs 21 April 1981.” In near fine condition.
Other Books by this Author
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1973.
First edition of Briggs’ classic story on Father Christmas. Quarto, original illustrated boards. Signed by Raymond Briggs on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. An exceptional example.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1984.
First paperback edition. Quarto, original illustrated wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Eileen With best wishes Raymond Briggs ’85.” In fine condition.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978.
First edition of this classic children’s book. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. Boldly signed by Raymond Briggs on the title page. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing. Rare and desirable signed.
"Time to get up, Fungus my dreary, it's nearly dark": First edition of Fungus the Bogeyman; Inscribed by Raymond Briggs
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1977.
First edition of English illustrator Raymond Briggs’ classic work. Quarto, original pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. Signed by the author on the title page, “Worst Wishes from Fungus and Raymond Briggs.” In near fine condition.
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 adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
"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.
"Good questions outrank easy answers": Economics: An Introductory Analysis; Signed by Paul A. Samuelson
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1948.
First edition reprint of the original 1948 first edition of this influential text by the father of modern economics. Octavo, original boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page, “Paul A. Samuelson MIT, 2007.” Its fundamental impact on the opinions and approaches of today’s most influential economists is extraordinary. Upon publication this text immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. The New York Times considered Samuelson to be the “foremost academic economist of the 20th century”.