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Athens: Ekdotikos Oikos Minotauros, 1961.
First Greek edition of Nabokov’s masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Prologue by N. G. Stathatou.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 48758
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1955.
First edition of this classic Huxley novella. Octavo, original half cloth. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Emil Antonucci.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 107884
First Edition of Byrd's Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition; From the Library of Adventurer and Explorer Steve Fossett
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935.
First edition of Admiral Byrd’s classic exploration work of his second Antarctic Expedition. Octavo, original cloth, cartographic endpapers, frontispiece, illustrated with maps. From the library 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. In near fine condition. Introduction by Claude A. Swanson.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 112714
London: Jonathan Cape, 1988.
First British edition of this collection of writing by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Nadine Gordimer on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Edited and introduced by Stephen Clingman.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 546
"The various accidents which befell a very worthy couple after their uniting in the state of matrimony will be the subject of the following history": Finely Bound Example of Henry Fielding's Amelia
New York: White and Stokes, 1882.
Finely bound example of Fielding’s fourth and final novel. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, top edge gilt, others uncut, marlbed endpapers. In near fine condition.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 101438
First Edition of Nathan Glazer's From a Cause to a Style: Modernist Architecture's Encounter with the American City; Inscribed by Him
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007.
First edition of this work by the co-author of The Lonely Crowd. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page in the year of publication, “To Chris and Kathy, Dear friends and neighbors! Nathan May 3, 2007.” Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 44001
New York: Norton, 2007.
First Edition. Octavo, black cloth with gilted titles to the spine. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Michael Lesy on the half title page.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 799
London: Duckworth, 1933.
First edition of Bernard Darwin’s concise biography of literary master Charles Dickens. Small octavo, original cloth. Very good in the rare original dust jacket which is in very good condition. Name to the front free endpaper.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 117034
“Lord, grant that I may always be right, for Thou knowest I am hard to turn": First Edition of Truman; Inscribed by David McCullough
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.
Early printing of the historian’s first Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by David McCullough on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket and illustration design by Wendell Minor.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 64589
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003.
First British edition. Octavo, original black boards. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication on the title page, “For poor Bob Forbes with fervent prayers for peace and better health Queen Noor 2003”. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 2613
London: Jonathan Cape, 1970.
First British edition of Brautigan’s first published novel. Octavo, original boards with the original dust jacket adhered to the boards and front flap of the jacket affixed to the rear endpaper. In very good condition.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 110607
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.
First edition of “this fascinating novel of a Colombian river town possessed by evil points to the author’s later flowering and greatness” (Boston Globe). Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Guy Fleming. Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 116298
New York: Everest House Publishers, 1982.
First edition of the author and illustrator’s third collaborative book of illustrated poems. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Edward Gorey on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Edward Gorey.
Price: $75.00 Item Number: 115042