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.
Cambridge: Blackwell, 1991.
Second edition of the economist’s ground breaking work. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author, “Dear Mike: Thank you for your interest and attention. Best Wishes Harry Markowitz.” In near fine condition, without the dust jacket.
"THE USUAL DISTINCTION BETWEEN DIPLOMACY AND FORCE IS NOT MERLY IN THE INSTRUMENTS, WORDS OR BULLETS, BUT IN THE RELATION BEWTWEEN ADVERSARIES": FIRST EDITION OF ARMS AND INFLUENCE: SIGNED BY NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING ECONOMIST THOMAS SCHELLING
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966.
First edition of this “exemplary text on the interplay of national purpose and military force” (Book Week). Octavo, original red cloth. Boldly signed by Thomas Schelling on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing to the spine. A very nice example of an important book, that is uncommon signed.