First Edition of The Prince of the Marshes; Inscribed by Rory Stewart
The Prince of the Marshes And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq.
Item Number: 3491
New York: Harcourt, 2006.
First edition of Stewart’s second book. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Rory Stewart on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Jennifer Jackman.
"Richly detailed, often harrowing...Stewart seems to be living one of the more extraordinary lives on record"(The New York Times).
Other Books by this Author
Orlando: Harcourt, 2006.
Early printing of the author’s first book. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page in the year of publication, “To Heather, with very best wishes Rory August 2006.” In fine condition.
"I recited and followed this song of the Places in Between as a map. Rory": First Edition of Rory Stewart's The Places In Between; Lengthily inscribed by Him
London: Picador, 2004.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Signed by the author on the title page with the following inscription, “I recited and followed this song of the Places in Between as a map. Rory.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Cover photograph by Rory Stewart.
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, 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.
First Edition of Golden Rules of Economic Growth; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Edmund Phelps
New York: W.W. Norton & Norton Company, Inc., 1966.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning economist’s first book, a collection of twelve essays in mathematical economics. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Edmund Phelps on the title page. Slip for review laid in. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the extremities.