Mussolini, Benito; Foreword by Richard Washburn Child.$50.00
Item Number: 2049
New York: Scribner's, 1928.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Illustrated. In near fine condition that shows only light shelf wear.
Other Books by this Author
"All within the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state": First Edition of My Autobiography; Signed by Benito Mussolini
New York: Scribner's, 1928.
First edition of Il Duce’s autobiography. Octavo, original green cloth. Boldly signed by Benito Mussolini on the title page. Laid in is a letter from the Royal Consul General of Italy, to a recipient at Scribner’s, confirming that Mussolini has “autographed in recognition of your kind collaboration in the publication of the volume”, dated 2 February 1929, Illustrated. Fine in a near fine dust jacket (corner clipped with the $3.50 still present) that shows only light shelfwear.
First Edition of Five Chiefs; A Supreme Court Memoir; Inscribed by Justice John Paul Stevens to "My Good Friend" Chief Deputy Clerk of the Supreme Court
New York: Little Brown and Company, 2011.
First edition of this memoir from Justice John Paul Stevens. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To my good friend Frank Lorson John Paul Stevens.” The recipient was the chief deputy clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court, who began his 30-year career at the Supreme Court as an assistant clerk in 1972. He was chief deputy clerk from 1981 until his retirement in 2002. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Allison J. Warner.
New York: Random House, 2002.
First edition of the biography of the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Sandra Day O’Connor on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1956.
First edition of the re-issue. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Portia Washington Pittman to Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper, To Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt The First Lady of the World- Sincerely- Portia Washington Pittman- Daughter of Booker T. Washington Sept. 1956.” Some tape residue to the front free endpaper and some wear to the cloth in a very good dust jacket.
“Perhaps the greatest charm of tramp-life is the absence of monotony": First Edition of The Road; Inscribed by Jack London
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907.
First edition, second state of the binding. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated with 48 full-page plates. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Dear Margaret: Sincerely yours, Jack London Oct. 15, 1915.” In very good condition, with a tasteful bookplate to the inner gutter and a small discoloration to the spine panel.