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New York : Atheneum, 1992.
Signed limited first edition. Octavo, bound in cloth, original slipcase. Signed by Reynolds Price. From the library of publisher Howard Kaminsky. Fine in a fine slipcase.
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1979.
First edition of this collection of McPhee’s classic essays. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by John McPhee on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
"Doctor Eduardo Plarr stood in the small port on the Parana, among the rails of yellow cranes": Rare first edition of Graham Greene's classic British thriller novel The Honorary Consul
London: The Bodley Head Ltd, 1973.
First edition of on of Greene’s own favorite works. Octavo, original green cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Michael Harvey.
New York: Dutton, 1994.
First edition of the final novel in the author’s acclaimed trilogy. Octavo, original half cloth, cartographic endpapers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page in the year of publication, “For Karl- with the very good wishes of Rob’s friend, Tom Flanagan June 1994.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
London: John Murray, 1986.
First British edition of the author’s second book in the author’s trilogy that began with A Time of Gifts. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by John Craxton.
New York: The Viking Press, 1005.
First edition of the author’s second novel, which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Geraldine Brooks. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Helen Yentus.
New York: New Fathoms Press Ltd, 1950.
First edition of this collection of the playwright’s early plays, written as a young man. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1942.
First edition of T.S. Eliot’s collection and analysis of Joyce’s works. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.
First edition of this work by the author of Future Shock. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by Alvin Toffler on the front free endpaper, “For Mike from Alvin Toffler.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson.
First edition of James Joyce's Giacomo Joyce; with an introduction and notes by his biographer Richard Ellmann
London: Faber and Faber, 1968.
First edition of Joyce’s short story, rumored to have existed for decades and only released for publication in 1968. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the front panel.
First Edition of Graham Greene's Lord Rochester's Monkey Being The Life Of John Wilmot, Second Earl Of Rochester
London: Bodley Head, 1974.
First British edition of this work on John Wilmot. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket.
First edition of Helen G. Bell's Winning the King's Cup; from the library of explorer and adventurer Steve Fossett
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928.
First edition of Helen Bell’s account of the 1928 Ocean Race to Spain. Quarto, original cloth, tissue-guarded frontispiece of King Alfonso XIII, illustrated, ten folding charts and plans. From the library of of James Stephen “Steve” Fossett with his bookplate to the 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 the rare original dust jacket which is in very good condition.
"As I wandered about that lovely place, I passed by an unknown little lady sitting and reading in a shady corner": First Edition of H.G. Wells' Meanwhile (The Picture of a Lady); in the rare original dust jacket
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1927.
First American edition of Wells’ 1927 novel detailing a house-party Casa Terragena, an Italian villa with a famous garden on the Italian Riviera. Octavo, original cloth. Very good in the original dust jacket which is in good condition with some wear to the extremities.