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London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd, 1918.
First edition of this collection of essays. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panel. In very good condition. BAL 10702.
New York: Alcohol Information Committee, 1927.
Early printing. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare in the original dust jacket.
First Edition of Peter Singers The Most Good You Can Do; Lengthily Inscribed by the author in the year of publication
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015.
First edition of moral philosopher Peter Singer’s introduction to living altruistically. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Aaron, Good luck in explaining the philosophical issues in effective altruism. Peter Singer 4.12.15.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Willard Espy's Words at Play Finely Bound; Presentation copy with a Typed Letter Signed by the author laid in
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc, 1975.
Early printing of Espy’s work on wit in wordplay. Quarto, bound in half morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, red spine labels, marbled endpapers. Presentation copy, from the library of Jonathan Goodman with his embossed library stamp to the front free endpaper. Enclosed is a typed letter signed by the author to the recipient date March 7, 1977 in the original envelope. The letter reads in part, “First time any correspondent has mentioned giving the Almanac the leather treatment. Next time I’m in London I must call to learn whether you really did it…Sincerely, Willard R. Espy.” In near fine condition. A nice association with noted provenance.
Milwaukee: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1950.
First edition of Merton’s interpretation of the life of St. Lutgarde, a thirteenth centiry saint and mystic who chose the way of La Trappe as her path to God. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1969.
First edition of Williams’ autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated with Black and White Plates. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Written with John Underwood.
New York : Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1937.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. In near fine condition.
First Edition of Norman Podhoretz's World War IV: The Long Struggle Against Islamofascism; Signed by Him
New York: Doubleday , 2007.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Norman Podhoretz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011.
First edition of this sweeping narrative. Octavo, original boards. Signed and dated by Sylvia Nasar on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: Miramax Books, 2002.
First edition of New York Mayor Guiliani’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Rudy Giuliani on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Albany: New York State Museum, 1999.
First edition. Octavo, original wrappers. Signed by Edward O. Wilson with a drawing of an ant. In near fine condition.
London: Ward, Lock & Company, 1924.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated cloth, illustrated by 33 action photographs and many diagrams. In near fine condition.
Athens: Ekdotikos Oikos Minotauros, 1961.
First Greek edition of Nabokov’s masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Prologue by N. G. Stathatou.
New York: Norton, 2007.
First Edition. Octavo, black cloth with gilted titles to the spine. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Michael Lesy on the half title page.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1988.
First British edition of this collection of writing by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Nadine Gordimer on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Edited and introduced by Stephen Clingman.
Collection nine Sue Grafton novels from her Alphabet series; with "R" Is for Ricochet is signed by her
New York : Henry Holt; Putnam , 1992-2009.
Collection of nine Sue Grafton novels from her Alphabet series with “R” Is for Ricochet is signed by her. Octavo, nine volumes, original half cloth. Titles include: “I” is for Innocent, “J is for Judgement, “K” is for Killer, “L” is for Lawless, “M” is for Malice, “R” is for Ricochet, “S” is for Silence, “T” is Trespass, “U” id for Undertow. Each volume is fine in a fine jacket.
London: The Richards Press, 1943.
Richards Press pocket edition of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. 16mo, bound in full red leather with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt. Additionally contains the Life of Omar Khayyam. Period ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. In very good condition. A charming example.
"The various accidents which befell a very worthy couple after their uniting in the state of matrimony will be the subject of the following history": Finely Bound Example of Henry Fielding's Amelia
New York: White and Stokes, 1882.
Finely bound example of Fielding’s fourth and final novel. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, top edge gilt, others uncut, marlbed endpapers. In near fine condition.