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Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc, 1956.
First edition of this powerful work by the famed famed Austrian School of Economics. Octavo, original cloth. Some marginalia in the text, very good in a very good dust jacket.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1959.
First edition, early printing of Graves’ dynamic retelling of Homer’s epic poem. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrations by Ronald Searle. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Robert Graves Baltimore 1960.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
"To my dearest Claire- Who was there at Zuckerman's birth and has helped me see him through his fury": First Edition of The Anatomy Lesson; Inscribed by Philip Roth to His Wife Claire Bloom
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1983.
First edition of the third novel from Roth to feature Nathan Zuckerman as the main character. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by Roth to his wife Claire Bloom on the title page, “To my dearest Claire- Who was there at Zuckerman’s birth and has helped me see him through his fury. My love and my love and my love P. Oct. 1, ’83.” Roth first met Bloom in 1966, when they were both in earlier relationships. “To have such a mind as Philip Roth’s fixed on your every word and gesture is both daunting and extremely flattering”, she recalled of this first encounter. The couple finally began their relationship in 1975, and started living together at an early stage. An excellent example in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Sigrid Spaeth. An exceptional association copy.
Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdman's Publishing Company, 1998.
Early printing of the Plantinga Reader. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “To Len with best wishes Alvin Plantinga.” The recipient was a student of Plantinga at Notre Dame. Edited by James F. Sennett. In fine condition.
"You got eyes": Rare First Edition of the Famed Photographers First Book The Americans; Inscribed by Robert Frank
New York: Grove Press, 1959.
First edition of the photographer’s masterpiece with 83 black-and-white full-page photogravures. Oblong quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout, Presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer opposite the title page, “To Linda Robert Frank.” An excellent near fine example in a very good dust jacket that shows light wear and a few small closed tears. Introduction by Jack Kerouac. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"Here we see the men who shaped the American experience and were shaped by it": First edition of Daniel J. Boorstin's The Americans: The National Experience; lengthily inscribed by him
New York: Random House, 1965.
First edition of Boorstin’s Francis Parkman Prize-winning book. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Dr. Frank Rufords with the admiration and warm regards of Daniel J. Boorstin April 9, 1966.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Anita Karl.
New York: Random House, 1973.
Later printing of the final volume in Boorstin’s The Americans series. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Lydia A. Bogdoyan with admiration and warm regards from Daniel J. Boorstin Sept 23, 1976.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket.
New York: Random House, 1973.
Early printing of the final volume in Boorstin’s The Americans series. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Jim Wooley – fellow Oklahoman and explorer of American history – with warm regards from Dan Boorstin July 30, 1973.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997-2000.
First editions of each novel in Roth’s acclaimed American trilogy. Octavo, 3 volumes, original half cloth. Each volume is signed by Philip Roth on the title page. Each are fine in a fine dust jackets. Jacket design by Milton Glaser.
New York: The Library of America, 2011.
First edition of The Library of America compendium of Roth’s American trilogy. Octavo, original green cloth. Signed by Philip Roth on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Edited by Ross Miller.
First Edition of James' Controversial Commentary on the social environment of turn-of-the-century-america: The American Scene
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1907.
First American edition of James’ account of his trip throughout the United States between 1904 and 1905. Original blue cloth, gilt tooling to the front panel and spine. In very good condition. A nice example.
"God will not favor everything that we do. It is rather our duty to divine His will. But I cannot help believing that He truly understands and that He really favors the undertaking that we begin here tonight": First Edition of The American Promise; Signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson
Washington, DC: Office of the President, 1965.
First edition of this powerful speech by President Johnson. Octavo, original wrappers. Boldly signed by Lyndon B. Johnson on the front panel. In fine condition. Housed in a custom slipcase. Rare and desirable.
New York: The Eakins Press Foundation, 1976.
First edition, one of only 2000 copies, with 213 photogravure plates. Oblong folio, original blue-gray cloth. In fine condition. Signed by Lee Friedlander.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1980.
First edition of this collection of essays. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the editor on the front free endpaper, “To Lee Bach With Best Wishes Martin Feldstein.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Edited and with an introduction by Martin Feldstein. Includes articles by Milton Friedman, Paul A. Samuelson, George P. Schultz, Alan S. Blinder, Irving Kristol and Simon Kuznets.
American Economic Review, 1971.
Octavo, original wrappers. Contains the well-known paper by Nobel Prize-winning economists, Peter Diamond and James Mirrlees, Optimal Taxation and Public Production II. Boldly signed by Peter Diamond on the front free endpaper.
"THESE ARE THE TIMES THAT TRY MEN'S SOULS": First collected edition of Thomas Paine's The American Crisis and a Letter to Sir Guy Carleton
The American Crisis, and a Letter to Sir Guy Carleton, on the Murder of Captain Huddy, and the Intended Retaliation on Captain Asgill, of the Guards.
London: Printed and Sold by Daniel Isaac Eaton, 1788.
First collected edition and first edition in book form of the thirteen issues of Paine’s legendary call to arms, the first five issues having appeared originally as separate tracts and the last eight issued only in newspapers. Octavo, bound in full contemporary calf with red morocco spine label lettered in gilt. In near fine condition. Ownership inscriptions. Rare and desirable.