First Edition of Ernest Seton-Thompson's Lives of the Hunted; Inscribed by Him
Lives of the Hunted.
Item Number: 79038
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901.
First edition of this collection of stories. Octavo, original cloth, with over 200 drawings. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To S.D. Green with best wishes of Ernest Seton-Thompson.” Seton Thompson has added a drawing of a bear paw. In near fine condition.
Other Books by this Author
"He was born over a score of years ago, away up in the wilderness": First edition of Ernest Seaton-Thompson's The Biography of a Grizzly
New York: The Century Co, 1900.
First edition of Seton-Thompson’s biography of a Grizzly Bear. Octavo, original pictorial cloth, illustrated with 75 drawings by the author. Signed by the author on the second free endpaper, “With best wishes of Ernest Seton-Thompson.” In very good condition. First editions are uncommon signed.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1899.
First edition of Seton-Thompson’s illustrated work on the Sandhill wilderness. Octavo, original pictorial cloth with gilt titles to the spine, front and rear panel, gilt ruled, colored frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrated with 60 drawings by the author. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the second free endpaper, “To S. D. Green with well best wishes of Ernest Seton-Thompson.” In very good condition.
"Advertising is, actually, a simple phenomenon in terms of economics. It is merely a substitute for a personal sales force - an extension, if you will, of the merchant who cries aloud his wares": First Edition of Rosser Reeves' Reality in Advertising; Signed by Him
New York: Borzoi/ Alfred A. Knopf, 1961.
First trade edition, published after the privately printed Ted Bates edition. Octavo, original blue cloth, slipcase. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “With a promise that this is a very short, short book! Rosser Reeves Oct 8, 1962. Fine in the original glassine wrapper in a fine slipcase. Rare signed.
First Edition of Theodore Roosevelt's African Game Trails; Inscribed by Theodore Roosevelt to General Sir Reginald Wingate
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910.
First edition of Theodore Roosevelt’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth, gilt top edge, photogravure frontispiece, illustrated, 48 plates, map of Roosevelt’s route and hunting trips in Africa. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To General Sir Reginald Wingate with the high regard of Theodore Roosevelt April 21st 1911.” The recipient, Reginald Wingate was a British general and administrator in Egypt and the Sudan. He earned the nom de guerre Wingate of the Sudan. In December 1899, on Lord Kitchener being summoned to South Africa, Sir Reginald Wingate succeeded him as Governor-General of the Sudan and Sirdar of the Egyptian Army, being promoted to local major general on 22 December 1899. His administration of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, between 1899 and 1916, achieved the colonial goals of the British Empire, with the colony regaining a degree of prosperity and its infrastructure being rebuilt and expanded. In near fine condition with light rubbing and wear to the extremities. Housed in a custom half calf clamshell box. A nice association, signed trade editions of African Game Trails are rare.
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.