Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq.
Nimrod (Charles James Apperley); Illustrated by Henry Alken.$350.00
Item Number: 3922
London: Downey & Company, 1899.
Quarto, bound in full read leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels. Twenty colour illustrations with tissue guard, by Henry Alken all present. In excellent condition.
Other Books by this Author
London: John Churchill and Sam. Manship, 1714.
First edition. Folio, full contemporary brown calf, three volumes. Frontispiece of John Locke to volume one. With armorial bookplate of Sir John Vanhattem in each volume. In near fine condition, with light wear to bindings; text extremely clean with large margins. A beautiful set.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1975.
First edition of the authoritative account of The Yom Kippur War. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Air Vice Marshal Menaul in friendship Chaim Herzog.” The recipient was William (Paddy) Menaul, commander of the British Atomic Trials task force. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
“Justice is the first virtue of social institutions, as truth is of systems of thought": First Edition of John Rawls Magnum Opus A Theory of Justice; Signed by Him
Cambridge, MA: Belnap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.
First edition of the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by John Rawls on the front free endpaper. Near fine in an excellent dust jacket with some rubbing. From the library of Daniel Bell. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Books signed by Rawls are rare.
Systeme des Connaissances Chimiques, et de leurs applications aux phénomènes de la nature et de l’art..
Paris, An IX-X, 1800-01..
First Octavo edition, published simultaneously with an edition in quarto format. Contemporary vellum, gilt lettered spine-labels, 10 volumes in 5. With the stamped signatures of Fourcroy and the publisher on verso of titles for authentication purposes, and the publisher’s voucher for the separately published index tipped in Volume I. Institutional stamps on titles, generally very clean. Fourcroy’s magnum opus.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955.
A woman’s duty: To look the whole world in the face with a go-to-hell look in the eyes… to speak and act in defiance of convention.First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Margaret Sanger on the half title page, “For Alice Adams one of our Planned Parenthood Mother of four lovely children my congratulations and admiration Margaret Sanger April 17 55.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket with wear and tear to the extremities.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1932.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the rare dust jacket with a few small chips.
Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1789.
First American edition of the author’s magnum opus. Small octavo, 3 volumes, contemporary calf, rebacked. In near fine condition. From the library of Malcolm Forbes. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
Black and white photograph of Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Boldly signed “Winston S. Churchill.” Double matted and framed. The photograph measures 3.5 inches by 6 inches. The entire piece measures 11.5 inches by 13.5 inches.