"The wife who wants her husband to succeed must develop more of the hardy spirit of our pioneers": First edition of Dorothy Carnegie's How To Help Your Husband Get Ahead in His Social and Business Life; signed by her
How To Help Your Husband Get Ahead in His Social and Business Life.
Item Number: 96136
New York: Greystone Press, 1953.
First edition of Dorothy Carnegie’s essential 1953 guide for the housewife, offering practical advice to help the husband succeed in the style of her husband, Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Dorothy Carnegie on the front free endpaper. Near fine in the original dust jacket which is in very good condition. Uncommon signed.
Dorothy Carnegie became her husband, Dale Carnegie's business partner when they married, assisting him in presenting The Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Speaking, Personal Development, and Human Relations which succeeded his international bestselling work How To Win Friends and Influence People. Mrs. Carnegie later developed her own Carnegie Courses for Women, her experiences leading which she developed into the present volume. Chapters include What Every Wife Should Know About Enthusiasm, How To Get Along with His Secretary, How to Keep From Going Crazy if He Works from Home, and Encourage Him to Have a Hobby - And Leave Him Alone.
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"Perhaps the most widely read golf tutorial ever written": First Edition of Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf; Signed by Legendary golfer Ben Hogan
New York: A.S. Barnes and Company, 1957.
First edition of one of the best-selling golf books of all-time. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Ben Hogan on the front free endpaper. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Illustrated by Anthony Ravielli. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare and desirable signed.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1968.
First edition of Plimpton’s classic work on golf. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author, “For Great Max another wild effusion- George.” The recipient was Max Steele, who along with Plimpton started The Paris Review. Additionally inscribed by golf legend Jack Nicklaus on the front free endpaper to the same recipient, Max Steele. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Korn. A unique example.
"For thousands of years, human beings have communicated with one another in the language of dress": First Edition of The Language Of Clothes; Signed by Alison Lurie
New York: Random House, 1981.
First edition of Lurie’s classic work about the clothes we wear and what they say about us. Quarto, original cloth. Illustrated by Doris Palca. Signed by the author on the half-title page with the added words, “For thousands of years, human beings have communicated with one another in the language of dress. Alison Lurie.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Ray Cruz. A unique example.
New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932.
First edition, early printing of Earhart’s account of her childhood, her fascination with aviation, and her life through her 1932 flight across the Atlantic. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by Amelia Earhart on the front free endpaper. With the rare original silvertone phonograph recording of her internationally broadcast speech given the day she completed her solo transatlantic flight. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing.