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New York: Picador, 2008.
First edition of the re-issue of Tom Wolfe’s classic work. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Signed by Wolfe with his characteristic signature on the title page and additionally signed by John Glenn on the half-title page, who was a member of the Mercury Seven. In fine condition.
“Wisdom... is often an abstraction associated not with fact or reality but with the man who asserts it and the manner of its assertion”: First Edition of THe Great Crash; Signed by John Kenneth Galbraith
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955.
First edition, first printing with the date of 1955 on the title page. Octavo, original red cloth. Boldly signed by John Kenneth Galbraith on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. Jacket design by Lucy E. Clark. From the library of economist Peter L. Bernstein. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
“For all that I announce at intervals that I want to go mad, it is apparently impossible: beyond me, beneath me. It took This for me to learn that I am a citadel of sanity”: First Edition of Philip Roth's Comic Novel The Breast; Signed by Him
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1972.
First edition of Roth’s first book in a series portraying the life of the fictional professor David Kapesh. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Philip Roth on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, “To ___ _____ Love and peace Johanna Reiss October ’76 Nice to see you again.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"Systems don’t need to be changed. The trick is for a trader to develop a system with which he is compatible": First Edition of The Trading Tribe; Inscribed by Ed Seykota in the year of publication
Incline Village, NV: The Trading Tribe, 2005.
First edition of Seykota’s classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page in the year of publication, “All the best to Liz Ed Seykota May 27, 2005 Incline Village, NV.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Chicago: Black Archer Press, 1936.
Signed limited first edition. Octavo, three quarters morocco over marbled boards, gilt tooling to the spine, gilt topstain. Limited to 370 copies for subscribers, signed by William Targ and Harry Marks. In very good condition.
New York: Basic Books, 1997.
First edition of this “masterful synthesis of historical, geographical, and political analysis…. Geostrategic thinking in the grand tradition of Bismarck” (Samuel Huntington). Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “and with best wishes Zbigniew Brzezinski.” Small name, fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Rick Pracher.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1993.
First edition. Quarto, original boards. Inscribed by Pete Townshend on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Audio cd insert of Pete Townshend song, I Can’t Believe My Own Eyes on front paste-down, as issued.
Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint Press, 2009.
First edition of the 50th anniversary edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Gary Snyder on the title page. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by David Bullen.
“Knowledge advances when striking real-world events and issues pose puzzles we have to try to understand and resolve. The most important decisions a scholar makes are what problems to work on": First Edition of Essays in Economics; Signed by Nobel Prize-winning economists James Tobin and Robert M. Solow
Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1971.
First edition of this collection of essays. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by both James Tobin and Robert M. Solow, who contributed an article in this volume. Name to the front free endpaper, in near fine condition.
New York: Viking Press, 1985.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Eric Newby on the title page. Very good in a very good dust jacket with some closed tears.
“We are funny creatures. We don't see the stars as they are, so why do we love them? They are not small gold objects, but endless fire": First Edition of Henderson the Rain King; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow
New York: The Viking Press, 1959.
First edition of Bellow’s fourth book. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Saul Bellow on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few closed tears. Jacket painting by Bill Preston.
New York: The John Day Company, 1940.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Signed by Pearl Buck on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 1991.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by N.T. Wright on the title page. In fine condition.
Paris: Olympia Press, 1955.
First edition, first issue with the words, Special Volume, Francs: 1.500 to the rear panel. Small octavo, original green wrappers as issued. Signed by the author on the half-title page with the last words written of this novel, “God’s mercy on the wild [The Ginger Man] J.P. Donleavy.” Name stamp to the front free endpaper, otherwise a near fine example. Introduction by Arland Ussher.