First Edition of Girl With Curious Hair; Signed by David Foster Wallace
Girl With Curious Hair.
Wallace, David Foster.
Item Number: 1927
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1989.
First edition of the author’s second book and first collection of short stories. Octavo, half cloth. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Debra Morton Hoyt.
"With this collection of stories, David Foster Wallace, the author of the novel The Broom of the System, proves himself a dynamic writer of extraordinary talent, one unafraid to tackle subjects large and small. Wallace is nothing if not audacious. Real-life heroes, villains, historical figures, sports legends, television personalitieseven dinosaursappear in these stories alongside his fictitious characters, who themselves run the gamut from banal to psychotic When Wallace is at his best he is undoubtedly among the very best" (New York Times).
Other Books by this Author
"The Truth Will Set You Free. But Not Until It Is Finished With You": First Edition Of The Authors Magnum Opus; Signed By David Foster Wallace
Boston: Little Brown, 1996.
First edition of the author’s magnum opus. Thick octavo, original half cloth. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page. Fine in a fine first state dust jacket with Vollmann misspelled on the back panel.
New York: Ecco Press, 1990.
First edition of the first book to seriously consider rap and its position as a vital force in American culture. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers as issued. Signed by David Foster Wallace. In fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare, especially signed by Foster Wallace.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.
First edition in which the first appearance of David Foster Wallace’s now famous commencement address given at Kenyon College. Octavo, original boards. Signed by David Foster Wallace in the table of contents. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare, especially signed by Foster Wallace.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1989.
First edition of the author’s second book and first collection of short stories. Octavo, half cloth. Inscribed and dated by David Foster Wallace on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Debra Morton Hoyt.
"There is no hatred in my love for you. Only a sadness I feel all the more strongly for my inability to explain or describe it": First Edition of David Foster Wallaces First Novel, The Broom of the System; Signed by Him
New York: Viking Press, 1987.
First edition of the author’s first book, which consisted of a printing run of 1300 copies. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example.
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”.