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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1976.
Early printing of the third book in the magnificent Dune Chronicles—the bestselling science fiction adventure of all-time. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author, “For Dick Harris Frank Herbert.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Cover art by Vincent Di Fate. Rare and desirable signed.
Price: $750.00 Item Number: 120659
“And it's finally only in the woods you get that nostalgia for "cities" at last, you dream of long gray journeys to cities where soft evenings'll unfold like Paris": FIRST EDITION OF JACK KEROUAC'S BIG SUR
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1962.
First edition of Kerouac’s poignant masterpiece of self-reflection. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. Jacket design by Janet Halverson. A nice example.
Price: $750.00 Item Number: 120909
London: Jonathan Cape, 1935.
First trade edition of the author’s classic work. Quarto, original cloth, illustration with photogravures and maps. In very good condition.
Price: $100.00 Item Number: 120919
New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2011.
First edition of this this work on the history of the legendary Chez Panisse. Quarto, original illustrated boards. Presentation copy, warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Gracie With love and gratitude, Alice.” In fine condition. Illustrated by Michael Pollan. Foreword by Calvin Trillin.
Price: $175.00 Item Number: 120556
Edinburgh: Printed by Mrs. Mundell, 1778.
First of 4 issues, Scotch editions, from the library of Robert R. Livingstone, with his bookplate to the pastedown of each volume. Small octavo, bound in contemporary calf, spine compartments ruled with Greek key tooling, morocco spine labels. From the library of founding father Robert R. Livingston. As one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Livingston played an important role in the early development of the newly formed country. He was known as “The Chancellor”, after the high New York state legal office he held for 25 years. He was a member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, along with Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Roger Sherman. Livingston administered the Oath of Office to George Washington when he assumed the presidency in 1789.He was a member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, the administrator for George Washington’s Oath of Office when he assumed presidency in 1789, and the chief negotiator of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In very good condition. An exceptional set with noted provenance.
Price: $15,000.00 Item Number: 119642
First Edition of H.G. Wells' The Outline of History Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind, Partial Set in Parts
London: George Newnes Ltd, 1919-20.
First edition of the original parts of Wells’ classic work. Quarto, original wrappers, 12 volumes, with full-color covers and many illustrations in color throughout. In near fine condition. Housed in a custom case.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 120473
New York : Harper Collins Publishers, 2002.
First edition of the work by Waters on the celebration of fruit. Quarto, original boards, illustrated throughout by Patricia Curtan. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Joanne Alice Waters.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 120199
First Edition of Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?: The story of America's last hero; Inscribed by Joe Dimaggio
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1975.
First edition of this classic work on DiMaggio. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the subject on the front free endpaper, “To Wayne Best wishes Joe DiMaggio.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Mark Rubin.
Price: $1,200.00 Item Number: 120876
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943.
First edition, early printing of Rands’s breakthrough work and her first major literary success. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in very good dust jacket, bookplate.
Price: $375.00 Item Number: 120914
New York: HarperCollins, 1995.
First edition, early printing of the 35th Anniversary edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “Best wishes, Harper Lee.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Suzanne Noli.
Price: $1,100.00 Item Number: 120791
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973.
First edition of Goldman’s classic novel. Octavo, original gray cloth. Boldly signed by William Goldman in a contemporary hand on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Jacket design by Wendell Minor. An exceptional example.
Price: $6,000.00 Item Number: 120964
New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2010.
First edition of this indispensable cookbook. Quarto, original illustrated boards. Boldly signed by Alice Waters on the front free endpaper. In fine condition. Photographs by Hirsheimer and Hamilton.
Price: $175.00 Item Number: 120937
First Edition of Charles Schulz's Christmas Is Together-Time; Signed by Him with a large Drawing of Snoopy
San Francisco: Determined Productions, 1964.
First edition of this early work by the creator of Peanuts. Octavo, small quarto, illustrated. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, who has added a large sketch of Snoopy in a Santa hat, “For the Floripes- Charles M. Schulz.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Book design by Jim Young. Rare and desirable with a sketch of Snoopy.
Price: $3,800.00 Item Number: 120939
"Language is courage: the ability to conceive a thought, to speak it, and by doing so to make it true": First Edition of The Satanic Verses; Signed by Salman Rushdie
New York: The Viking Press, 1989.
First edition of Rushdie’s classic novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Salman Rushdie on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket without wear.
Price: $375.00 Item Number: 120985
First Edition of Rudyard Kipling's A Song of The English; With 30 Mounted Color Plates by W. Heath Robinson
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909.
First edition of this wonderfully illustrated work by Robinson. Quarto, original blue cloth, gilt pictorial to the front panel, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson with 30 mounted color plates, lettered tissue guards. In near fine condition.
Price: $300.00 Item Number: 120821
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1978.
First edition of this classic work, basis for the 1982 film starring Barbara Hershey. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Frank De Felitta on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by The New Studio. Cover illustration by Charles Moll. First editions are rare and desirable signed.
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 120345