First Edition of William Golding's The Spire; Signed by Him
Item Number: 3353
London: Faber & Faber, 1964.
First British edition. Octavo, original cloth.Signed by William Golding on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with just a touch of rubbing. A very bright copy.
"A most remarkable book, as unforeseeable as one foresaw, an entire original... remote from the mainstream, potent, severe, even forbidding" (Frank Kermode, New York Review of Books).
Other Books by this Author
"The thing is - fear can't hurt you any more than a dream": First Edition of The "Lord of the Flies"; Signed by William Golding
London: Faber and Faber, 1954.
First edition of Golding’s first book, one of the best-known works in modern literature. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the rear panel. Signed by William Golding on the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example, most rare and desirable signed.
London: Faber & Faber, 1980.
First edition of the first book in Golding’s A Sea Trilogy. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by William Golding on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Cathie Felstead.
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.
First Edition of The (Mis)Behavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Risk, Ruin, and Reward; Inscribed By Benoit Mandelbrot
New York: Basic Books, 2004.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Benoit Mandelbrot on the title page, “For William, with the compliments of the senior author Benoit Mandelbrot.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"A good portfolio is more than a long list of good stocks and bonds. It is a balanced whole, providing the investor with protections and opportunities with respect to a wide range of contingencies": Rare First Edition of Markowitzs Landmark Work Portfolio Selection; Inscribed by Him
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1959.
First edition of the economist’s work, which revolutionized modern investment theory and practice. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by Harry Markowitz on the title page. Light wear, else near fine in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.