"Man, when reduced to nothing, or in other words a survivor, is not tragic but comic, because he has no fate": First Edition of Liquidation; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Author Imre Kertesz
Item Number: 697
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Tim Wilkinson.
"Not since Kafka or Beckettboth clear influenceshas a writer packed so much metaphysics into so tight a space.... [A] classic literary detective story" (The New York Times Book Review).
Other Books by this Author
"surpassed only by Primo Levi's Survival in Auschwitz": First Hungarian Edition of Sorstalansag; Signed by Imre Kertesz
Budapest: Szepirodalmi, 1975.
First Hungarian edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s masterpiece. Small octavo, original cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. Rare.
New York: Seagull Books, 2011.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Thomas Cooper.
First Edition of Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertesz's Kaddish For A Child Not Born; Signed by Him
Evanston, Ill: Hydra Books/ Northwestern University Press, 1997.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated from the Hungarian by Christopher C. Wilson and Katharina M. Wilson.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by author. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Atheneum, 1977.
First edition of the final volume in the author’s acclaimed Dark is Rising series. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Very good in a very good price clipped dust jacket some unnecessary tape reinforcement to the crown and foot of the spine.
"People often do what they do for the reasons they think they do”: First Edition of The Organization Man; Inscribed by William Whyte
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1956.
First edition of one of the most influential books on management ever written. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Best to Lydia Bronte about whom this book was not written! Holly Whyte 4/18/89.” Additionally signed “William H. Whyte” on the title page. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a few small chips to the crown of the spine. Uncommon signed and inscribed.
"The artists task is not to alter the world as the eye sees it, but to perceive the esthetic reality within the actual world" First Edition of Helen Levitts First Book A Way of Seeing; Signed by Her
New York: The Viking Press, 1965.
First edition of Levitt and Agee’s classic collaboration. Oblong quarto, original black cloth, illustrated with 50 black-and-white photogravures. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. Signed by Helen Levitt on the title page. Essay by James Agee.
First edition. Quarto, original leatherette binding, illustrated throughout. No 92 of 600 limited edition printed and bound especially for noted Olympic Equestrian family with a portfolio of 10 historic polo photographs. Contains essays by Prince Philip, Hanut Singh, Earl Moutbatten, Juan Carlos Harriott, Cecil Smith, Ricardo Santamarina, Baron de Rothschild and Robert Skene. Rare.