First Edition of Leadership; Signed by Mayor Guiliani
Giuliani, Rudoph W. (Rudy).$75.00
Item Number: 526
New York: Miramax Books, 2002.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Rudy Giuliani on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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Halifax: The Press of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1974.
First edition, third issue. Octavo, wrapper. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “Happy Birthday to Peter from Steve Reich.” Dampstaining to the lower part of the text, otherwise an excellent example in the original dust jacket.
Chicago: Black Archer Press, 1936.
Signed limited first edition. Octavo, three quarters morocco over marbled boards, gilt tooling to the spine, gilt topstain. Limited to 370 copies for subscribers, signed by William Targ and Harry Marks. In very good condition.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1956.
First edition of the re-issue. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Portia Washington Pittman to Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper, To Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt The First Lady of the World- Sincerely- Portia Washington Pittman- Daughter of Booker T. Washington Sept. 1956.” Some tape residue to the front free endpaper and some wear to the cloth in a very good dust jacket.
New York: Harcourt, 2006.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by Rory Stewart on the half-title page.
"Of course all life is a process of breaking down": First Edition of The Crack-Up; Inscribed by Edmund Wilson
New York: New Directions, 1945.
First edition, first printing. Octavo, original half cloth. In very good condition, lacking the dust jacket. Inscribed by Edmund Wilson, who served as editor to this posthumous Fitzgerald work, “To Frangeon L. Jones with the best regards of Edmund Wilson Peterborough Aug. 16, 1964”. Laid into the book is the newspaper article from August 17,1964 regarding Edmund Wilson’s presentation of the Edward MacDowell Medal at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
First Edition of Triumph; Inscribed by John Kenneth Galbraith to the Father of Labor Economics Lloyd Reynolds
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For the Reynolds with love John Galbraith 1968.”The recipients were Lloyd and Mary Reynolds. Lloyd G. Reynolds was an economist and scholar and is widely credited with creating the field of labor economics. In 1945, Reynolds joined the faculty of Yale University, where six years later, he became chair of the Department of Economics. Reynolds remained at Yale until his retirement in 1980. Galbraith and Reynolds were great friends over the years and was part of Galbraith‘s first trip to the Soviet Union and is mentioned in several of Galbraith‘s books and memoirs. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. A nice association.
“The constitution of our English government is no Arbitrary tyranny”: Rare First Edition of Henry Care's English Liberties: Or, The Free-Born Subject's Inheritance
London: Printed by G. Larkin, for Benjamin Harris at the Stationers Arms and Anchoy in the Piazza under the Royal Exchange, 1680.
First edition. Small octavo, contemporary calf. In excellent condition, with light wear to the crown of the spine. Auction records show that there has not been a first edition offered in the twentieth century. A rare landmark work which significantly influenced the American colonies.