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New York: New York Stock Exchange, 1950.
First edition of the New York Stock Exchange Directory issued in 1950. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles to the front panel, engraved frontispiece. In very good condition. With a rare Stock Exchange Commissions chart laid in.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 115701
"Being an astute businessman, Ryder took great interest in the integrity of the matches that would later bear his name": First Edition of The Ryder Cup Meets the Monster; Inscribed by Dow Finsterwald, Jr.
The Ryder Cup Meets the Monster: A Collection of Words and Pictures Commemorating Golf’s Crown Jewel.
Bingham Farms, Michigan: Premiere Publishing LLC, 2004.
First edition of this work dedicated to ‘golf’s crown jewel’: The Ryder Cup. Quarto, original boards, illustrated throughout. Inscribed by Dow Finsterwald on the title page, “To Robert: Hope you enjoy ‘Golf’s greatest event,’ Best Wishes, Dow Finsterwald Jr.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 89015
First Edition of Lieutenant Harry Adams' Beyond the Barrier With Byrd; From the Library of Explorer Steve Fossett
Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, 1932.
First edition of this work on the explorer Richard Byrd. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece. From the library of James Stephen “Steve” Fossett with his bookplate to the front pastedown. 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. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some expert restoration.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 112429
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1951.
First edition and advance review copy of the reissue of Faulkner’s third novel. Octavo, original cloth. With the publisher’s advance copy slip dated September 19th 1951 laid in. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 96767
"To-day belongs to me, To-morrow who can tell. Ah, cruel 'tis to love, And cruel not to love, But cruelest of all To love and love in vain": First Nonesuch Press Edition of the Anacreon
Soho: Nonesuch Press, 1923.
First Nonesuch Press limited edition of the Odes of Anacreon. Octavo, bound in three quarters vellum over gold paper-covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, illustrated with four full-page tissue-guarded copperplate engravings of Cupid, Bathyllus, Europa, & Venus, headpieces, and tailpieces by Stephen Gooden. One of only 725 copies produced, this is number 680. In very good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 100305
"We had, in silence, a little luminous talk about it, in the course of which she seemed to tell me the most interesting things": First edition of Henry James' The Soft Side
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1900.
First edition of this collection of James’ novellas. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine. In very good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 80111
New York: Hyperion, 1998.
First edition of Peter Fonda’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication, “For Howard Love messin’ with the bees! Peter Fonda ’98.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 2955
New York: Putnam, 1990.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated by Mayor in the year of publication, “To ______- Unofficial booster extraordinaire. May all your reading of my purple prose be white-knuckled affairs. All the best- Archer Mayor Dec. 1990.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 117
New York and London: Macmillan & Co, 1893.
First edition, second issue of one of James’ neatest tales. Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition with light rubbing to the extremities, small tear to the front free endpaper.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 78041
“I NOT ONLY HAVE MY SECRETS. I AM MY SECRETS. AND YOU ARE YOU’RE YOUR SECRETS”: FIRST EDITION OF FREDERICK BUECHNER’S TELLING SECRETS; SIGNED BY HIM
San Francisco: Harper, 1991.
. First edition of Buechner’s third autobiography. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Frederick Buechner on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 110
Boston: United Business Service , 1952.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with charts. Contemporary inscription to the front free endpaper, near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light rubbing. Uncommon in this condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 67051
"My little tasks - the little tasks even of my little life - claim the divinest inspirations": First edition of Reverend Phillips Brook's Perennials
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1898.
First edition of this book of aphorisms created by American Episcopal clergyman and lyricist Phillips Brooks, best known for writing the lyrics to the Christmas hymn, “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” Small octavo, bound in full morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, all edges gilt, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, inner dentelles, green marbled endpapers. In very good condition with light rubbing to the extremities.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 81240
"We are but farmers of ourselves, but may, if we can stock ourselves, and thrive, unplay much, much dear treasure for the Great Rent Day": First edition of Aline Bernstein's The Journey Down; one of 700 copies signed by her
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938.
First edition of the author’s semi-autobiographical novel detailing her five-year affair with Thomas Wolfe. Octavo, original cloth. One of 700 copies signed by the author for friends of Borzoi Books on the colophon. In very good condition.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 115037
First Edition of The Givenness of Things: Essays; Inscribed by Pulitzer-Prize winning Author Marilynne Robinson
New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2015.
First edition of this collection of essays from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Marilynne Robinson on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Strick and Williams.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 5460
New York: Scribners, 2003.
First edition of DeLillo’s thirteenth novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Don Delillo on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by John Fullbrook III.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 68031
“Sometimes it's better not to look back": First Edition of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children; Signed by Ransom Riggs
Philadelphia: Quirk Books, 2013.
First edition of this “tense, moving, and wondrously strange first novel” (John Green). Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Ransom Riggs on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 53027