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"Im not brave any more darling. Im all broken. Theyve broken me": First Edition of Ernest Hemingways Classic Novel A Farewell To Arms; Inscribed by Him to Fellow Writer Eleanor Lathrop
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929.
First edition of this early Hemingway classic, which established him among the American masters. Octavo, original black cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Eleanor My old rummy pal With much affection Ernest.” The recipient, Eleanor “Nellie” Lathrop was an author and friend of Hemingway’s. Near fine in a very good first state dust jacket with the misspelling “Katharine Barclay” in the blurb on the front flap. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A nice association.
Price: $32,500.00 Item Number: 124647
First Edition of Rossiter Johnson's Campfire and Battlefield: An Illustrated History of the Campaigns and Conflicts Great Civil War
Boston: Desmond Publishing Company, 1894.
First edition of this wonderfully illustrated work on The Civil War. Folio, original cloth, gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel, patterned endpapers, illustrated throughout. In near fine condition with a touch of wear. An exceptional example, uncommon in this condition.
Price: $850.00 Item Number: 124738
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1937.
First edition of Tolkien’s first novel. Octavo, original green cloth, cartographic endpapers, frontispiece and 9 full-page uncolored illustrations after drawings by Tolkien. Near fine in a near fine first-issue dust jacket with the hand-correction to “Dodgeson” on the rear inside flap with a few small closed tears. Published on September 21, 1937 with a first printing of only 1500 copies, The Hobbit had completely sold out by December 15. Rare, especially in this condition.
Price: $125,000.00 Item Number: 124568
New York: The Dial Press, 1976.
First edition of the author’s classic Newbery Award winning novel. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, “To Lois and Ransom Richardson, who in the short time I have known them have brightened my life. My very best wishes to you and yours. Mildred D. Taylor March 28, 1977.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. This copy bears the Newberry sticker on the dust jacket, but is the first issue, without mention of the Newberry Award. This sticker was most likely placed on the front cover at the bookstore, while there were still first printings on the shelf. A very sharp copy, uncommon signed.
Price: $1,800.00 Item Number: 124325
New York: The Viking Press, 1946.
First edition of Fisher’s classic fifth book. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by M.F.K. Fisher on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Hallock. A very sharp example.
Price: $850.00 Item Number: 124637
London: Chapman and Hall, 1866.
First edition of Collins’ ambitious novel. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles to the spine. In very good condition. Embossed library stamp. Rare.
Price: $400.00 Item Number: 123135
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1866.
First edition of this anonymous work on the philosophical battle between John Stuart Mill and William Hamilton. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition. Pencil annotations. Rare.
Price: $950.00 Item Number: 124065
Boston: The Cornhill Publishing Co., 1921.
Early printing of Johnson’s first collection of classic poems. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Mrs. Edward Lee McCatgin with the sincere regards of James Weldon Johnson.” With an introduction by Brander Matthews. In very good condition, with an inscription below “To August Meier with best regards Frederick B. Artz.” Artz was an author and professor at Oberlin College. Rare and desirable signed.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 123468
London: George Newnes, Limited, 1901.
First edition, first issue binding of Wells’ classic work. Octavo, original cloth, 12 plates by by Claude Shepperson. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. Exceptionally rare in the original dust jacket, especially in this condition.
Price: $72,000.00 Item Number: 124595
"Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream again": The Spirit of St. Louis; Inscribed by Charles A. Lindbergh To Legendary Director Billy Wilder
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953.
First edition of Lindbergh’s autobiographical account about the events leading up to and including his 1927 solo trans-Atlantic flight. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, “To Billy Wilder With best wishes from Charles A. Lindbergh.” The recipient Billy Wilder was a film director, screenwriter and producer, whose career in Hollywood spanned over five decades. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of the Hollywood Golden Age of cinema. Wilder’s film The Apartment, gave him the distinction of being the first person to win Academy Awards as producer, director and screenwriter. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by George W. Thompson. A nice association.
Price: $3,000.00 Item Number: 124548
“Every man and every living creature has a sacred right to the gladness of springtime": First edition of Leo Tolstoy's Resurrection
London: Francis Riddell Henderson, 1900.
First English edition of Tolstoy’s final novel which outsold both Anna Karenina and War and Peace. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles to the spine and front panel, with thirty-three tissue-guarded illustrations by Pasternak including frontispiece. Translated by Louise Maude. In very good condition. A nice example.
Price: $850.00 Item Number: 124103
London: Vizetelly & Co., 1888.
First edition in English of Tolstoy’s five-act drama, the performance of which was forbidden in Russia until 1902. Octavo, original wrappers, publisher’s advertisements. Translated from the original Russian. In very good condition. Scarce.
Price: $3,000.00 Item Number: 124038
“Our existence is now so entirely in contradiction with the doctrine of Jesus, that only with the greatest difficulty can we understand its meaning": Scarce First edition of Leo Tolstoy's What I Believe
London: Elliot , 1885.
First English edition of Tolstoy’s fervent attack on the church, the sequel to A Confession in which he outlines his profound spiritual awakening. Octavo, original brown cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, patterned endpapers. Advance copy with the publisher’s “Presented with Compliments” slip tipped in. In very good condition. Scarce.
Price: $1,200.00 Item Number: 124056
"Not everyone is able to understand the mysteries of dogmatics": First English edition of Leo Tolstoy's My Religion
London: Walter Scott, 1889.
First English edition of Tolstoy’s fervent attack on the church, the sequel to A Confession in which he outlines his profound spiritual awakening. Octavo, original blue cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel. Translated from the French by Huntington Smith. In near fine condition. A superior example, uncommon in this condition.
Price: $600.00 Item Number: 124058
Rare Royal Military Appointment signed by Her Majesty Queen Victoria. One vellum leaf, partially printed. The document is dated 14th November 1842 and appoints John Aeneas Duncan to the position of Lieutenant in the 29th Regiment on foot. Signed by Queen Victoria in the upper right corner, “Victoria R.” Retaining the white Royal paper seal. In very good condition. Double matted and framed. The document measures 13 inches by 9 inches. The entire piece measures 22.5 inches by 26 inches.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 124061
"the most celebrated biography in the English language": Rare First Edition, First Issue of Boswell's The Life of Johnson
London: Printed by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, in The Poultry, 1791.
First edition, first issue of both volumes of the most celebrated biography in the English language, which was published on May 16, 1791 in a print run of only 1,750 copies. Quarto, bound in full calf, gilt titles to the spine, morocco spine labels. Frontispiece portrait of Samuel Johnson, engraved by J. Heath after the Sir Joshua Reynolds (1756) painting. In very good condition. An excellent example of this landmark work.
Price: $15,000.00 Item Number: 124524