The Rhine From Rotterdam To Constance; In the Original Dust Jacket
The Rhine From Rotterdam to Constance. Handbook for Travellers.
Item Number: 12042
Leipsic: Karl Baedeker, Publishers, 1900.
Octavo, original red cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
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“It can destroy an individual, or it can fulfill him, depending a good deal on luck. No one should come to New York to live unless he is willing to be lucky": First Edition of E.B. White's Here is New York; Inscribed by Him
New York: The Curtis Publishing Company, 1949.
First edition of this classic meditation on the City of New York. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “E.B.White Dec. 1949.” Presented above by Katherine White,”Merry Christmas from the Whites.” White was a writer and wife of the author. She was the fiction editor for The New Yorker magazine from 1925 to 1960. In 1977, William Shawn wrote, “More than any other editor except Harold Ross himself, Katharine White gave The New Yorker its shape, and set it on its course.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. An exceptional example, most rare and desirable signed and inscribed.
New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932.
First edition of Earhart’s account of her childhood, her fascination with aviation, and her life through her 1932 flight across the Atlantic. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by Amelia Earhart on the front free endpaper. With the rare original silvertone phonograph recording of her internationally broadcast speech given the day she completed her solo transatlantic flight. In near fine condition with light rubbing. First editions are uncommon signed.
"Here the lilies were higher than my head, and the sunshine was warm enough for palms": Finely Bound Set of The Manuscript Edition of The Writings of John Muir
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916-24.
The Manuscript Edition of The Writings of John Muir. Octavo, 10 volumes, bound in contemporary gilt paneled and gilt floral full crushed brown niger morocco, gilt floral spine compartments, top edges gilt, green and brown gilt morocco doublures with the coat of arms of Anna W. S. Keator, green silked free endpapers, raised bands. Manuscript page from Muir bound into volume one from The Mountains of California. Illustrated with numerous photogravure and halftone plates, the gravure plates, tissue guards, each with photogravure frontispiece, with the first seven hand-colored; folding map in volume two. Edited by William Frederic Badè. With a manuscript leaf from John Muir in volume one. In fine condition. An exceptional example.
First Edition of Eddie Rickenbacker's Seven Came Through; Inscribed by Him in the Year of Publication
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc, 1943.
First edition of Rickenbacker’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author in the year of publication opposite the half-title page, “With my every best wish To “Hortense Shyab” Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker 1943.” The recipient worked at Doubleday, the publisher of this work. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing to the crown of the spine.