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New York: The Penguin Press 2010.
First edition of this “splendid…the definitive history of the hedge fund, a compelling narrative full of larger-than-life characters and dramatic tales” (The Washington Post). Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Sebastian Mallaby on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Darren Haffar and Tal Goretsky.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002.
First edition of this collection of poems. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed and dated by Adam Zagajewski on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Rodrigo Corral. Translated by Clare Cavanagh, and Renata Gorczynski, Benjamin Ivry, and C.K. Williams.
"Sleep after toyle, port after stormie seas, Ease after warre, death after life, does greatly please": First Edition of Joseph Conrad's The Rover
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company 1923.
First American edition of the last complete novel by Joseph Conrad. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc 1932.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “Booth Tarkington, inscribed for Mr. Jerome Peltier, 1939.” Drawings by Joseph Simont. Fine in a near fine later dust jacket.
New York: Charles Scribners Sons 1916.
First edition of this short story masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine. In very good condition.
New York: New Directions 1947.
First edition of this collection of two early Camus absurdist plays. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Translated by Stuart Gilbert.
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. Including his Translation of Homer: To Which is Added The Life of the Author, by Dr. Johnson.
Philadelphia: J.J. Woodward 1830.
Finely bound example of the works of Alexander Pope, including his important translation of Homer. Octavo, bound in full contemporary calf with gilt tooling and to the spine, black morocco spine label lettered in gilt, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, engraved frontispiece portrait of Pope by J.B. Longmere with tissue guard, engraved vignette to the half-title page. In very good condition. Period ownership inscription. A desirable example.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1917.
First American edition of James’ unfinished novel, published posthumously in 1917. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine. In near fine condition.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc 1937.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Inscribed for Mr. Jerome Peltier by Booth Tarkington, Indianapolis, May 9, 1944.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Illustrated by Ritchie Cooper.
Paris: Arthaud 1955.
First edition of Merton’s work on monastic life and preparation for death. Octavo, original wrappers as issued, illustrated with photographs, with the rare original dust jacket laid in. In very good condition.
First Edition of Jeffrey Sachs' The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time; Signed by Him
New York: Penguin Press 2005.
First edition of this landmark exploration of economic prosperity and how the world can escape from extreme poverty for the world’s poorest citizens, from one of the world’s most renowned economists. Octavo, original boards. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “With all best wishes Jeffrey Sachs April 2006.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Peter Mendelsund. Foreword by Bono.
First Edition of John Train's Discoveries: Cold War Adventures; Building Capital: Expeditions; Signed by Him and from the library of Peter Matthiessen
Artisan Press 2011.
First edition of John Train’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by John Train on the title page. From the library of fellow writer Peter Matthiessen with his bookplate to the pastedown. In 1953, Train and Matthiessen founded and Train became the first managing editor of The Paris Review, which won attention by publishing extended interviews with such authors as Ernest Hemingway, Thornton Wilder and William Faulkner. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
"Thus he was happier than he had ever been in his life": First edition of George du Maurier's The Martian; Finely Bound
London and New York: Harper & Brothers 1898.
First edition of du Maurier’s largely autobiographical novel. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, illustrated with engravings including frontispiece portrait of the author. In near fine condition.
New York: Oxford University Press 1999.
First edition of this work by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Wole Soyinka on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.