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.
"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.