First Edition of Louis Menand's Pulitzer Prize-winning Work The Metaphysical Club; Inscribed by Him
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America.
Item Number: 2369
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001.
First edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Louis Menand on the title page. Near fine in a near dust jacket with light rubbing.
"Louis Menand's The Metaphysical Club is brilliant, illuminating, necessary" (Joan Didion).
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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.
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. 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. Copies of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Autobiography are rare signed and inscribed, as it was published only one year before her death. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
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.
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams": First Edition of Eleanor Roosevelts This I Remember; Inscribed By Her
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1949.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Illustrated with 41 photographs of the Roosevelt family, including frontispiece of the First Lady. Inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper.” Near fine in a very good with a few small closed tears.