Signed First Edition of Love In The Ruins
Love In The Ruins.
Item Number: 3839
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1971.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Walker Percy to reviewer Bill Starr. Near fine in an excellent near fine dust jacket.
"A comedy of love against a field of anarchy...Percy is easily one of the finest writers we have" (New York Times Book Review).
Other Books by this Author
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1983.
First edition of this “original and imaginative work” (The Wall Stree Journal). Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Walker Percy on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Sigrid Spaeth.
"Before, I wandered as a diversion. Now I wander seriously and sit and read as a diversion": Signed First Edition of the Authors First Book and Winner of the National Book Award
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961.
First edition of the author’s first book and winner of the 1962 National Book Award. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Walker Percy on the title page. Fine in an excellent dust jacket with only light wear to the spine crown. Also includes a handwritten letter from Percy on his letterhead to reviewer Bill Starr, thanking him for his “generous review.” Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"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.
New York: Adelphi Publishers, 1934.
First edition of Fisher’s classic treatise. Octavo, original blue cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed and dated by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Mr. Alden A. Potter with the compliments and good wishes of Irving Fisher November, 1941.” Near fine in the rare dust jacket that has a small chip to the crown and light rubbing to the exterior. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
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.
First Edition of Golden Rules of Economic Growth; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Edmund Phelps
New York: W.W. Norton & Norton Company, Inc., 1966.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s first book, a collection of twelve essays in mathematical economics. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Edmund Phelps on the title page. Slip for review laid in. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities.