"God created the heavens and the earth- All you see, all you don't see Earth was a soup of nothingness a bottomless emptiness an inky blackness": First Edition of the Message; Lengthily inscribed by Eugene Peterson
The Message: The Bible In Contemporary Language.
Peterson, Eugene H.$3,200.00
Item Number: 98995
Colorodo: Navpress, 2002.
First edition of the Message translation of the Bible. Octavo, original boards. Presentation copy, inscribed by Eugene Peterson on the half-title page, who has written out the opening verse of Genesis, “For John- The peace of our Lord Eugene H. Peterson 23 April 2015 First this: God created the heavens and the earth- All you see, all you don’t see Earth was a soup of nothingness a bottomless emptiness an inky blackness Genesis 1:1.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Most rare and unique example.
The Message is a reading Bible translated from the original Greek and Hebrew Scriptures by scholar, pastor, author, and poet Eugene Peterson. Thoroughly reviewed and approved by twenty biblical scholars, The Message combines the authority of God’s Word with the cadence and energy of conversational English. "Wonderfully alive. The Message is full of surprises, excitement, and the ring of authentic human speech and feeling" (Frederick Buechner).
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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.
"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, illustrated. 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 of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. 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.