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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: Atheneum, 1965.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Theodore H. White. Fine in a near fine dust 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.
“The combination of economic and political power in the same hands is a sure recipe for tyranny": Free to Choose
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
Early printing of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Gamarello.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917.
First American edition of one of James’ two unfinished novels, published posthumously. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine, in near fine condition.
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.
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.
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.
Indianapolis : Liberty Press, 1979.
First printing of the second edition of Hayek’s critique of reason, written at the same time as The Road to Serfdom. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket.
New York: Harcourt, 2006.
First edition of Stewart’s second book. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Rory Stewart on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Jennifer Jackman.
"She met, after an instant, his look, and the wan loveliness and stillness of her own had never been greater": first edition of Henry James' The Awkward Age
New York and London : Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899.
First edition of James’ classic novel of a girl coming of age in high English society at the turn of the 20th century. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panel. In very good condition.
"KNOWING THAT THE PERIOD OF A MAN'S HARD-RIDING DAYS ARE LIMITED, I PREPARED FOR THE INEVITABLE BY MAKING A PASTIME OF SEA-FISHING": FIRST EDITION OF FRANK GRAY GRISWOLD'S SOME FISH AND SOME FISHING
New York: John Lane Company, 1921.
First edition of Griswold’s book on sea fishing. Octavo, original cloth over olive green boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, illustrated throughout with photographs and maps. In very good condition. A nice example.
New York: Holt, Richard and Winston, 1981.
First edition of the final novel in Nichols’ New Mexico trilogy. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by John Nichols on the title page. Fine in a bright near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. A sharp example.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003.
First British edition. Octavo, original black boards. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication on the title page, “For poor Bob Forbes with fervent prayers for peace and better health Queen Noor 2003”. Fine in a near 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.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
First edition of Updike’s eighth novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Updike on the title page. Fine in a fine 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.
New York: Random House, 1934.
First edition, advance review copy of Eugene O’Neill’s dramatic foray into the realm of religious faith. Octavo, original cloth. pictorial endpapers, top edge blue. With the publisher’s advance review copy slip laid in dated January 18th 1934. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.