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Toronto: George N. Morang, 1898.
Rare unauthorized Canadian edition of this collection of 13 Kipling short stories mainly written between 1893 and 1896 while Kipling was living in Vermont. Octavo, original wrappers. According to Stuart, this unauthorized Canadian edition was printed from the same plates as the American edition published by Grosset and Dunlap, and so this edition precedes both the first British and first Canadian trade edition (Stuart, 179). In very good condition. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box.
Price: $750.00 Item Number: 119005
"Behold me pitched neck-and-crop from twenty days of the high seas into the whirl of California, deprived of any guidance and left to draw my own conclusions": Rudyard Kipling's American Notes
Boston: Brown and Company, 1899.
Rare unauthorized edition of this collection of 7 essays written after Kipling’s first visit to America which first appeared in 1891. Octavo, original publisher’s decorated blue cloth, tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Kipling. Introduction by G. P. T. In fine condition. Housed in a custom chemise slipcase.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 120954
"Nicholas Tarvin sat in the moonlight on the unrailed bridge that crossed the irrigating ditch above Topaz, dangling his feet over the stream": First edition of Rudyard Kipling's The Naulahka
London: William Heinemann, 1892.
First British edition of Kipling’s ambitious narrative. Octavo, original publisher’s decorative cloth. In near fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco and chemise slipcase.
Price: $600.00 Item Number: 120549
London : F. Tennyson Neely, 1899.
First Neely’s Booklet Library edition of Kipling’s classic military tale. Octavo, original wrappers as issued, frontispiece portrait of Kipling. In very good condition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare.
Price: $750.00 Item Number: 120480
With Number Three, Surgical & Medical and New Poems. Also Letters from Julian Ralph, Charles E. Hands and Douglas Story.
Santiago: Hume & Co, 1900.
First edition of this unauthorized collection of seven Kipling poems and two articles. Octavo, original wrappers. In near fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco and chemise slipcase. Rare.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 120640
"First to follow truth and last to leave old truths behind, France beloved of every soul that loves its fellow-kind": First edition of Rudyard Kipling's France At War On The Frontier Of Civilization
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1915.
First American edition of Kipling’s second collection of military poems and short stories. Octavo, original boards with paper spine label and large paper label to the front panel decorated with the British Admiralty and French Flags. In fine condition. Small bookplate to the pastedown. Housed in a custom half morocco and chemise slipcase.
Price: $400.00 Item Number: 120244
"When the water's countenance blurs 'twixt glance and second glance... hear the Channel Fleet at sea, Libera nos domine!": First edition of Rudyard Kipling's Traffics and Discoveries
New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1904.
First American edition of this collection of twenty-four poems and short stories. Octavo, original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine and front panel, top edge gilt. In near fine condition.
Price: $400.00 Item Number: 120541
"The Cities are full of pride, challenging each to each - this from her mountain-side, that from her burdened beach": First edition of Rudyard Kipling's East of Suez
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1931.
First edition of this beautifully illustrated collection of Kipling’s Eastern Verses. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated with 24 coloured plates in addition to in-text illustrations by Donald Maxwell. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 120158
“The combination of economic and political power in the same hands is a sure recipe for tyranny": Milton and Rose Friedman's Free to Choose; Inscribed by them
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition, early printing of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by both authors on the half-title page in the year of publication, “For Cliff and Dorothy With our best wishes Rose Friedman” signed “Milton Friedman March 12, 1980.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Gamarello.
Price: $1,750.00 Item Number: 119692
“FREEDOM IS THE FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENT OF MAN’S MIND”: SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF AYN RAND'S CAPITALISM: THE UNKNOWN IDEAL
New York: New American Library, 1966.
Signed limited first edition of this collection of essays—which Rand, in her introduction, characterizes as “a nonfiction footnote to Atlas Shrugged.” Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Ayn Rand. Number 8 of 700 signed copies. Fine in a very good slipcase. With additional articles by Nathaniel Branden, Alan Greenspan, and Robert Hessen.
Price: $1,850.00 Item Number: 120812
New York : H. M. Caldwell Company, 1899.
First edition of this classic collection by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, original red cloth decorated in gilt, black and beige, sixteen black and white plates. Illustrations by L.J. Bridgman. In near fine condition. Tanselle #99.17. A very sharp example.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 120679
New York: G. P. Putnam's Son's, 1989.
First edition, early printing of this classic work. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 120649
New York: Pantheon, 1955.
First edition, early printing of this modern inspirational classic. Octavo, original half blue cloth. Signed by Anne Morrow Lindbergh on the title page. Additionally inscribed by Charles Lindbergh on the front free endpaper, “To Mrs. J.F.T. Crawford With appreciation and best wishes from Charles A. Lindbergh.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Illustrations by George W. Thompson. Rare and desirable signed by both.
Price: $2,800.00 Item Number: 120706
"I was shocked with the sudden certainty which could not be mistaken - his countenance in a few minutes became nearly black": Rare first edition, first issue of Lord Byron's Mazeppa
London: John Murray, 1819.
First edition, first issue, of Byron’s heroic poem with imprint on p. 70, leaf of advertisements and the 8 page catalogue dated July, 1819. Half title present. Octavo, original wrappers.
Price: $1,400.00 Item Number: 120608
“Sorrow is knowledge: they who know the most must mourn the deepest o'er the fatal truth, the Tree of Knowledge is not that of Life": First edition of Lord Byron's Manfred; in the original wrappers
London: John Murray, 1817.
First edition, second issue of Byron’s haunting drama with no quotation from Hamlet to the title page. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. In fine condition. Housed in a custom buckram clamshell box by Esper.
Price: $350.00 Item Number: 120503
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Inscribed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition, early printing of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated by Konigsburg. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For Diantha Dawkins from the Mixed-up E.L. Konigsburg 3-29-69.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. An exceptional example, first editions are rare signed.
Price: $1,250.00 Item Number: 120903