First Edition of Frederick Buechner's The Eyes of the Heart: A Memoir of the Lost and Found; Signed by Him
The Eyes of the Heart: A Memoir of the Lost and Found.
Buechner, Frederick .$200.00
Item Number: 75019
San Francisco : Harper Collins, 1999.
First edition of this powerful memoir. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the title page, “Frederick Buechner Dec. 2009.” Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Laura Beers.
As "one of our finest writers," according to author Annie Dillard, Frederick Buechner provides yet another chapter in the tale of his life in this gripping memoir tracing the complicated roots and path of his inner life and family, with their multitude of intersections." The Eyes of the Heart stands as a touching testimonial to the significance of kinship to the author as well as to the legions of readers who have come to regard him as one of their own.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Atheneum, 1979.
First edition of the compilation of the four books that make up the Bebb Quartet. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, “For Aunt Betty, Uncle Jim – a quadruple _____ from Leo Bebb- with love Freddy.” An excellent copy in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the front panel.
"A child takes life as it comes because he has no other way of taking it": First Edition of Frederick Buechner's Sacred Journey; Warmly Inscribed by Him
New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1982.
First Edition. Lengthily Inscribed by Frederick Buechner in the year of publication “with much love.” Fine in a very good dust jacket.
First Editions of Each Novel in Frederick Buechner's Book of Bebb Quartet; Each Volume Signed by Him
New York: Atheneum, 1971-1977..
First editions of each novel in the author’s acclaimed Book of Bebb quartet. Octavo, 4 volumes, original cloth. Each book is inscribed and dated by the author. Each are in excellent condition in dust jackets that show only light wear. A very sharp set.
Brewster, MA: Paraclete Press, 2005.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Frederick Buechner on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear.
San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1983.
First edition of the author’s second memoir. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Frederick Buechner on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Catherine Flanders.
New York: Seabury Press, 1970.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Luette Eaton with gratitude + esteem Frederick Buechner 8 July 1977.” Near fine in very good dust jacket with brown spotting to the extremities. Jacket design by Ronald Clyne.
“I NOT ONLY HAVE MY SECRETS. I AM MY SECRETS. AND YOU ARE YOU’RE YOUR SECRETS”: FIRST EDITION OF FREDERICK BUECHNER’S TELLING SECRETS; SIGNED BY HIM
San Francisco: Harper, 1991.
. First edition of Buechner’s third autobiography. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Frederick Buechner on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: The Seabury Press, 1969.
First edition of this collection of reflections on biblical themes. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication page, “For Vernon and Mary with a Merry Christmas and Love Freddy.” Fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Walter Ferro.
“IT IS THE CONSTANT AND UNDYING HOPE FOR IMPROVEMENT THAT MAKES GOLF SO EXQUISITELYWORTH PLAYING”: First Edition of Bernard Darwin's Green Memories; In the Rare Original Dust Jacket
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1928.
First edition of the first volume of the author’s autobiographical trilogy. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated with several plates from photographs, including frontispiece portrait of the author. An excellent example in the rare dust jacket with some rubbing and wear to the extremities. Examples in the original dust jacket are rare.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931.
First edition. Octavo, 2 volumes, original cloth. Both volumes are near fine in very good to near fine dust jackets.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1961.
First edition of the final autobiography of one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated. Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the half-title page. Some rubbing to the cloth in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a chip to the front panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Examples of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Autobiography are rare signed, as it was published only one year before her death.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Lengthily inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Andy and Ernestine I hope you enjoy “My Story” My best always Jack Nicklaus 1997.” Also signed by Jack Nicklaus’ wife, Barbara Nicklaus. Additionally inscribed by Pandel Savic, “Andy and Ernestine I love you ‘all’ Pandel Savic.” Savic was a close friend of Nicklaus, who played an important role in the golf community and served as longtime chairman of the PGA’s Memorial Tournament. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A unique example.