“EVERYTHING WE ARE IS AT EVERY MOMENT ALIVE IN US”: FIRST EDITION OF THE CREATION OF THE WORLD; SIGNED BY ARTHUR MILLER
The Creation of the World and Other Business.
Item Number: 2010
New York: Viking Press, 1973.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Arthur Miller on the title page.
Other Books by this Author
"But hes a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid": Rare Publishers Copy of Death Of A Salesman; Signed by Arthur Miller
New York: Viking Press, 1949.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers, with the original slipcase. A pre-publication, uncased publisher’s copy with sewn signatures, pictorial endpapers, some uneven toning. Signed by Arthur Miller in a contemporary signature. Housed in publisher’s cloth slipcase. We have been unable to find a comparable example, most likely one a few copies published before the last transit stage from manuscript to book. A rare example of one of the highspots of twentieth century literature.
"But hes a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid": First Edition of Arthur Miller's Pultizer Prize-Winning Classic The Death Of A Salesman; Signed by Him
New York: Viking Press, 1949.
First edition. Octavo, original orange cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to the crown of the spine. Signed by Arthur Miller on the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example.
"Life, woman, life is God's most precious gift; no principle, however glorious, may justify the taking of it": First Edition of The Crucible; Signed by Arthur Miller
New York: The Viking Press, 1953.
First edition of this central work in the canon of American drama. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Arthur Miller on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket without the ubiquitous spine fade usually associated with this title; some light professional restoration to the extremities. Jacket photograph by Gjon Mili. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
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. 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.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.