Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans.
Item Number: 1122
Boston: Little Brown, 1989.
First edition. Octavo, original boards gilt titles to the spine. Inscribed by the author, “Our stories burst with telling, Olaha Ronald Takaki”. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Amartya Sen's Copy of On Economic Theory and Capitalism; With his Signature and Inscribed to Him
Oxford: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1955.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen’s copy with his name “A.K. Sen Trinity College Cambridge” on the half title page. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Sen, “For Amartiya With the confidence that he will plan the dynamic economy, of a socialist and peaceful India. With best wishes, Arif Cambridge 8 May 1955.” In very good condition.
"This civilization is rapidly passing away, however. Let us rejoice or else lament the fact as much as everyone of us likes; but do not let us shut our eyes to it: Rare First American Edition of Capitalism Socialism and Democracy; Finely Bound
New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1942.
First American edition of the economist’s ground-breaking work. Octavo, bound in full black morocco, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt titles to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, raised bands. In fine condition.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1958.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page, “Inscribed for Virginia Heathman with my warm good wishes Eleanor Roosevelt.” Paperclip indentation, still near fine in a very good dust jacket with a few small closed tears.
"more poignant and human than Trumans official memoirs": First Edition of Truman Speaks; Inscribed by Harry Truman
New York: Columbia University Press, 1960.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, “To John _____ kindest regards from Harry S. Truman 2-26-64.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with very light shelfwear.