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Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1965.
First edition of this collection of lectures delivered by Milnor at the University of Virginia in December 1963. Octavo, original half cloth over illustrated boards. Signed by John Milnor on the title page. In fine condition.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1926.
First edition of Thorne Smith’s best known work, adapted into the 1937 film starring Cary Grant and Constance Bennett. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Ralph Blanchard from Thorne Smith.” Very good in the rare original dust jacket which is in very good condition. Rare and desirable signed.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1976.
First edition of one of Mary Stewart’s best-known novels. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Dean Rath and Gavin with my love and admiration, Mary Stewart.” Very good in a very good dust jacket. Jacket photograph by Mark Gerson.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: New York, 1973.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Amos Oz on the half title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas de Lange.
Paris: The Hyperion Press, 1946.
Early printing of this compendium of the works of Toulouse Lautrec. Quarto, illustrated with black and white and tipped-in color plates. From the library of American actor Zachary Scott, the first husband of Elaine Scott who later married writer John Steinbeck. Scott is best remembered for his many roles as villains and “mystery men” in dozens of musical comedies, film noirs, and psychological thrillers throughout the 1940s and 50s including Hollywood Canteen, The Unfaithful, Shotgun, Man in the Shadow, and The Young One. In very good condition with Scott’s bookplate to the pastedown.
"Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles": First Edition of Toward Freedom: The Autobiography of Jawaharlal Nehru; Signed by Him
New York: The John Day Company, 1941.
First edition of Nehru’s classic autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Jawaharlal Nehru on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. First editions are uncommon, especially signed.
London: Collins Crime Club, 1944.
First edition of this popular Agatha Christie title. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in near fine condition. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper.
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.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922.
First edition of Wittgenstein’s first book, considered a masterpiece of philosophy. Octavo, original cloth, text in English and German. Introduction by Bertrand Russell. In fine condition. An exceptional example, uncommon in this condition.
"It was always Tracy and Hepburn": Garson Kanin's Tracy and Hepburn: An Intimate Memoir; inscribed by him
New York: The Viking Press, 1971.
Early printing of the author’s joyous tribute to the classic couple. Octavo, original cloth, lengthily inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Winifred = with love = Garson Kanin Boston 1972.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Mel Williamson.
First edition of Le Muet's free translation of Palladio's architectural treatise; bound in contemporary vellum with a second edition of L'Art de Bien Bastir
Traicté des Cinq Ordres d’Architecture desquels se sont seruy les Anciens Traduit du Palladio Par Le Sr. Le Muet.
Paris: F.Langlois , 1645.
First edition of Le Muet’s free translation of Palladio’s treatise and the second edition of Le Muet’s L’Art de Bien Bastir, first published in 1623. Two volumes bound into one, bound in full contemporary vellum, engraved frontispiece to the second book, woodcut initials, illustrated with numerous full page architectural engravings and diagrams throughout. In very good condition without the initial blank and first additional pictorial title.
"The Founding treatise on pomology": Rare Societe des Bibliophiles Normands Limited Edition reissue of Le Paulmier's Traite Du Vin Et Du Sidre
Rouen: H. Lestringant, 1896.
Rare Societe des Bibliophiles Normands Limited Edition reissue of Le Paulmier’s foundational work on pomology. Octavo, original wrappers, one of only 200 copies printed, this is number 65. Translated into the French by Jacques Cahaignes. Introduction by Emile Travers. In very good condition.
Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1836.
First editions of this collection of Indian customs, including Chippewa, Osage, Pawnees, Senecas, Indians of California. Octavo, 2 volumes, finely bound in full polished red calf by Root & Son, gilt ruled and stipple borders, quiver, bow, and arrow gilt corner devices, Native American portrait with crossed pipe and hatchet at centers, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, morocco labels, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, custom slipcase. In near fine condition. An exceptional example.
Sven Hedin's Trans-Himalaya. Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet; From the Library of Explorer and Adventurer Steve Fossett
London: Macmillan & Company, Limited, 1909-1913.
Early printings of volumes one and two and a first edition of volume three of this work by the famed explorer. Octavo, 3 volumes, frontispieces, 14 maps (4 of which are folding route maps), numerous illustrations. From the library of James Stephen “Steve” Fossett with his bookplate to the pastedown of each volume. American businessman and record-setting aviator Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in 2002 in his 10-story high balloon Spirit of Freedom. He completed the 2002 trip in 13 days, 8 hours, and 33 minutes and set records for both the Longest Distance Flown Solo in a Balloon and Fastest Balloon Flight Around the World. Fossett was also one of sailing’s most prolific distance record holders set the Absolute World Speed Record for airships with a Zeppelin NT in 2004. He received numerous awards and honors throughout his career including aviation’s highest award, the Gold Medal of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), which he was awarded in 2002. Fossett disappeared on September 3, 2007 while flying a light aircraft over the Great Basin Desert, between Nevada and California. In near fine condition. Uncommon in this condition and with noted provenance.
"I have been strolling and restrollling along the ancient wall - so perfect in its antiquity": First edition of Henry James' Transatlantic Sketches
Boston: James R. Osgood & Co, 1875.
First edition of James’ autobiographical collection of travel pieces. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. In good condition. A nice example of this important work.