First Edition of Derek Walcott's Gulf; Signed By Him
Item Number: 1188
London: Jonathan Cape, 1969.
First edition of this early collection of poems by the Nobel Prize-winning poet. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that has a small tear to the top back panel.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1970.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Signed and dated by Derek Walcott in 1978 on the half-title page. In very good condition.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1978.
First edition of Wouk’s sequel to The Winds of War. Thick octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author, “For Goerge Miken adviser and friend from Herman Wouk 17 Sept 78.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Housed in a custom slipcase.
“The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there”: First Edition of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance; Signed by Robert Pirsig
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1974.
First edition of one of the most important and influential books written in the past half-century. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Robert M. Pirsig on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Jacket design by Paul Bacon.
"I think we shall have fulfilled our mission well if when our time comes to give up active work in the world we can say we never saw a wrong without trying to right it": Eleanor Roosevelt's Up To The Women; Inscribed by Her
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933.
Early printing of Eleanor Roosevelt’s first book. Octavo, original cloth, tissue guard present opposite the frontispiece portrait of Roosevelt. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication, “To Miss _____ with best wishes from Eleanor Roosevelt Nov 17th 1933.” Fine in the rare original dust jacket with light wear and tear. A very nice example.
"And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpus start!": First Edition of Where the Wild Things Are; Signed by Maurice Sendak with a Drawing Of Mickey Mouse
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963.
First edition of one of the scarcest and most desirable books in modern children’s literature. Oblong quarto, original cloth backed pictorial paper boards. Signed by Maurice Sendak on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine early dust jacket with the $3.50 price and the “40-80 1163” code. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.