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London: Oxford University Press, 1932.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition. Laid in is an autograph letter signed by Thomas Sharp on his letterhead to Architect Arthur Holden dated September 25, 1951. Sharp mentions Frank Lloyd Wright and Wright’s interest in his book "The Anatomy of a Village." With the original envelope.
“I LIVE ON THE NORTH SHORE, OPPOSITE AN INVISIBLE CUBA”: FIRST EDITION OF IAN FLEMING INTRODUCES JAMAICA
New York: Hawthorn Books, 1965.
First edition of this travel guide to Jamaica, Fleming’s adopted home and where he wrote his Bond novels, with an introductory essay by Fleming and 14 essays on the history, art, religion, and flora and fauna of the Caribbean island. Octavo, original cloth, cartographic endpapers. Illustrated with 25 pages of color photographs. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by David Battle. Edited by Morris Cargill.
New York: Modern Library, 2003.
First Modern Library edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by John Irving on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1959.
Third printing of one of the most important works in mathematical economics. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition, name to the front free endpaper.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967.
First edition of the final volume in Vidal’s Narratives of Empire, his acclaimed six-volume series of historical novels about the American past. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Gore Vidal. Small name to the front free endpaper, fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Jacket design by Sheridan Germann.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1990.
First edition of Howitt’s collected essays analyzing Keynesian and Walrasian economics. Octavo, original boards. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “John with best wishes Peter Howitt.” Laid in is an additional note inscribed by the author which reads, “12/9/14 John, With best wishes and many thanks for the kind words. Peter.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970.
First edition of the second volume of this classic cooking volume. Folio, original illustrated boards, illustrated. In near fine condition, name to the pastedown. Illustrations by Sidonie Coryn, based on photographs by Paul Child. Technical drawings by Paul Child.
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.
First edition of The Theory of Interest Rates: Proceedings of a Conference Held by the International Economic Association
The Theory of Interest Rates: Proceedings of a Conference Held by the International Economic Association.
New York: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1965.
First edition of this collection of talks delivered at the 1962 International Economic Association Conference held in Royaumont, France. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Ownership signatures. Jacket design by Sarah Shervington.
Markets Never Forget But People Do: How Your Memory Is Costing You Money—and Why This Time Isn’t Different.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
First edition of this work by legendary investor Ken Fisher. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, lengthily inscribed by Ken Fisher on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Leila Amiri. Written with Lara Hoffmans.
“IS THIS REALITY, THE FINAL REALITY, OR JUST A NEW DECEPTIVE DREAM?”: FIRST EDITION OF VLADIMIR NABOKOV'S KING, QUEEN, KNAVE
New York: McGraw-Hill Company, 1968.
First edition of this early Nabokov novel. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Translated by Dmitri Nabokov.
"All around the country it was dark and muffin began to hear the night noises": Rare first edition of Margaret Wise Brown's The Country Noisy Book
New York: William R. Scott, Inc, 1940.
First edition of the second book in Margaret Wise Brown’s Noisy Book series. Octavo, original illustrated boards, pictorial endpapers, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. Near fine in a very good price-clipped jacket with minor chipping to the spine extremities.
"There was a blizzard early in November and, while the snow still lay unthawed in the gutters and gardens, another fiercer and colder." First edition of John Christopher's The World in Winter
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1962.
First edition of the author’s post-apocalyptic work in which an new Ice Age descends on England. Octavo, original cloth. Good in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Stein.
London: Faber & Faber, 1930.
First edition, third impression of the centerpiece and segment of Finnegans Wake. Octavo, original wrappers. Very good in a very good dust jacket.