First Edition of The Situation of Poetry; Inscribed by Robert Pinsky
The Situation of Poetry.
Item Number: 980
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to another poet “Lisa Colt with best wishes, Robert Pinsky November 1977.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Ecco Press, 1990.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author to writer Robert Richardson, “Very good wishes and admiration to Bob Richardson Robert Pinsky." With writer Annie Dillards bookplate. The recipient is the husband of Annie Dillard. In near fine 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.
"IF YOU ONLY READ THE BOOKS THAT EVERYONE ELSE IS READING, YOU CAN ONLY THINK WHAT EVERYONE ELSE IS THINKING": First Editions of Norwegian Wood; Both Volumes Signed by Haruki Murakami
London: Harvill, 2000.
First editions of the author’s most well-known work. Small octavo, original wrappers as issued. Both volumes are signed by Haruki Murakami on the title page. Both volumes are in fine condition and are in the original gold box. Translated by Jay Rubin.