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
"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.
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.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1966.
First edition of Percy’s ambitious novel about the dilemmas of modern man. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Walker Percy on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Janet Halverson. Jacket photograph by Lee Friedlander. A very bright 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.
"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. Octavo, original blue cloth. 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.