First Edition of Booth Tarkington's Young Mrs. Greeley; Inscribed by Him
Young Mrs. Greeley.
Item Number: 65789
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1929.
First edition of Tarkington’s tragicomedy exploring the roots of feminine motives. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “Booth Tarkington Kennebunkport 1934.” Fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Harry McGinnis.
Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. He is one of only three novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once, along with William Faulkner and John Updike.
Other Books by this Author
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1918.
The autograph edition of the Works of Booth Tarkington. Octavo, 18 volumes, bound in three quarters morocco, gilt titles to the spine, raised bands, gilt topstain. In fine condition. Signed by Booth Tarkington in volume one. A very nice set.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1937.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Inscribed for Mr. Jerome Peltier by Booth Tarkington, Indianapolis, May 9, 1944.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Illustrated by Ritchie Cooper.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1936.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “Booth Tarkington, Indianapolis, May 9. 194. Inscribed for Mr. Jerome Peltier.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1932.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “Booth Tarkington, inscribed for Mr. Jerome Peltier, 1939.” Drawings by Joseph Simont. Fine in a near fine later dust jacket.
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.
"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.
Cambridge: Blackwell, 1991.
Second edition of the economist’s ground breaking work. Octavo, original black cloth. Inscribed by the author, “Dear Mike: Thank you for your interest and attention. Best Wishes Harry Markowitz.” In near fine condition, without the dust jacket.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.