Odin den’ Ivana Denisovicha.
Item Number: 3351
Moscow: Novyi Mir, 1962.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, wrappers. Issue 11. Inscribed by Solzhenitsyn. In near fine condition.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972.
First edition. Small octavo, original cloth. An excellent example in a near fine dust jacket. Inscribed and dated by Alexander Solzhenitsyn on the title page all in his hand. Translated by Thomas P. Whitney. Rare signed and inscribed.
Moscow: Goslitizdat, 1963.
First edition. Octavo, illustrated wrappers. Inscribed by the author, “To Dear János Rózsás, for his deep affection to Russian literature and to commemorate our friendship. A. Solzhenitsyn. 4. 2. 63.” The recipient János Rózsás was a Hungarian author, known as the “Hungarian-Solzhenitsyn.” As a young soldier was captured by the Red Army in 1944 and sentenced to ten years in the Gulag. During his imprisonment in the early 50’s, at the camp in the town of Ekibastuz in Kazakhstan, he met with Solzhenitsyn at the library of the camp and the two became lifelong friends. Solzhenitsyn’s experiences at Ekibastuz formed the basis for One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. In near fine condition. Contemporary Solzhenitsyn inscriptions are scarce, association copies are rare.
"Bless you prison, bless you for being in my life. For there, lying upon the rotting prison straw, I came to realize that the object of life is not prosperity as we are made to believe, but the maturity of the human soul": First Russian Editions of The Gulag Archipelago; Each volume Inscribed by Solzhenitsyn
Paris: YMCA Press, 1973-1975.
First Russian editions of each volume of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s masterwork, preceding the English translation. Octavo, original wrappers, as issued. All three volumes are inscribed and dated by Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Each are near fine in wrappers. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Exceptionally rare signed and inscribed by the author.
"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.
“Only God knows how much I love you”: First American Edition of the Love In The Time Of Cholera; Signed and dated by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
First American edition of the author’s work that ranks as one of the great novels of the last half of the twentieth century. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed and dated in 1990 by Garcia Marquez on the dedication page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"The facts are always less than what really happened": First Edition of Julys People; Signed by Nadine Gordimer
London: Jonathan Cape, 1981.
First edition of one of the author’s most beloved titles. Octavo, original cloth Signed by Nadine Gordimer on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.