"LEE-VEE . . . LEEEEEEE-VEE": First Edition of Marathon Man; Signed by William Goldman
Item Number: 3998
New York: Delacorte Press, 1974.
First edition of Goldman’s most successful thriller novel, and his second suspense novel. Octavo, original gray cloth. Signed by William Goldman on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon.
"Superb . . . One hell of a read" (The Washington Post). It was the basis for the film of the same name, with the screenplay written by Goldman, starring Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, and Roy Scheider and directed by John Schlesinger.
Other Books by this Author
"As you wish...": First Edition of the 35th Anniversary Edition of The Princess Bride; Signed by William Goldman
New York: Harcourt, Inc, 2007.
First edition of the 35th Anniversary edition of this classic. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by William Goldman on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover art by Larry Rostant.
New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1960.
First edition of this novel which concerns the friendship between an Army Master Sergeant and a young country bumpkin buck sergeant. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by William Goldman on the title page. Near fine in avery good dust jacket. Jacket design by Guy Fleming.
New York: Pantheon Books, 2000.
First edition of the sequel to Adventures in the Screen Trade. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy inscribed by William Goldman on the half-title page to George Christy, former reviewer and society columnist for the Hollywood Reporter. Review material laid in, fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973.
First edition of Goldman’s classic novel. Octavo, original gray cloth. Boldly signed by William Goldman on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. Jacket design by Wendell Minor.
New York : Delacorte Press, 1979.
First edition, second printing of Goldman’s novel regarding Hollywood. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by William Goldman opposite the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Richard Huebner.
"I don't want to sound like a sore loser, but when it's over, if I'm dead, kill him": First Edition of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; Signed by William Goldman and Robert Redford
New York: Bantam Books, 1969.
First edition of this classic work. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers as issued, illustrated with photographs. Signed by William Goldman and actor Robert Redford on the title page. In near fine condition.
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 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.