First Edition of George Lamming's In the Castle of My Skin; Signed by Him
In The Castle Of My Skin.
Item Number: 1856
London: Michael Joseph, 1953.
First edition of Lamming’s masterpiece. Octavo, original gray cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the author, “With the compliments of George Lamming.”
"A striking piece of work, a rich and memorable feat of imaginative interpretation" (The Spectator).
Other Books by this Author
"They won't know you, the you that's hidden somewhere in the castle of your skin": First American Edition of In The Castle of My Skin; Presentation Copy by George Lamming
New York: McGraw Hill, 1953.
First American edition of the author’s first novel, which was championed by eminent figures such as Jean-Paul Sartre and Richard Wright. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For Aaron Rogers Best Wishes George Lamming They won’t know you, the you that’s hidden somewhere in the castle of your skin G.L.” Additionally signed by Lamming below the frontispiece. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Leo Manso. Endpapers and frontispiece by Denis Williams. Introduction by Richard Wright. A unique 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, illustrated. 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.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.