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.
"it seems as if I am always apologizing, doesn't it?": First Edition of You Can Do It, Charlie Brown; Inscribed by Charles M. Schulz
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc, 1963.
First edition of the adventures one of the most treasured childhood comic strip characters, Charlie Brown. Small octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For Gene – Sincere best wishes – Charles Schulz” who has additionally added a speech bubble to the printed Snoopy drawing, “Sorry, I can’t talk Gene…I have to concentrate on the ball game!” In near fine condition with light rubbing. Rare and desirable with such a lengthy inscription.
First Edition of Inside the Economist's Mind; Signed by Economists Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, Paul Volcker, Christopher Sims, Thomas Sargent and John Campbell
Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed on the title page by Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, Paul Volcker, Christopher Sims, Thomas Sargent and John Campbell. These economists were interviewed for this volume. In near fine condition, without a dust jacket as issued. Rare and desirable.
New York: United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education, 1955.
First edition of this early Sendak title. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. In very good condition with light rubbing.
"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb": First Edition of Long Walk To Freedom; Signed and dated by Nelson Mandela
Boston: Little Brown, 1994.
First American edition of the autobiography of one of the greatest moral leaders of the twentieth century. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with photographs. Signed by the author, “Nelson Mandela 12.5.05” on the title page. It was signed in New York City by Mandela during a visit upon receipt of an honorary doctorate from Amherst College. Fine in a fine dust jacket.