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"...I'm just beginning to understand how kind you are"First Edition of Felix Saltens Bambi: A Life in the Woods
New York: : Simon and Schuster, 1928.
First edition of this classic work. Octavo, original green cloth, pictorial endpapers. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Also laid in is the original leaflet from publication about the author and the inside story of Bambi’s publication. Foreword by John Galsworthy. Translated from the German by Whittaker Chambers. A very attractive example of this work.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 4373
Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2014.
First edition of this work by the author of Wicked. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Gregory Maguire on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $50.00 Item Number: 4522
First Edition of the First Monograph on Frank Gehry's Masterpiece The Walt Disney Concert Hall; Signed by Him
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
First edition of this volume on Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Preface by Deborah Borda. Introduction by Frank Gehry. With essays by Richard Koshalek and Dana Hutt, Carol McMichael Reese, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Michael Wood. Photography by Grant Mudford.
Price: $750.00 Item Number: 515
New York: Rizzoli, 2005.
First edition of this work by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Illustrated and with commentary by Gehry throughout.
Price: $300.00 Item Number: 517
"The Metropolis strives to reach a mythical point where the world is completely fabricated by man, so that it absolutely coincides with his desires": First Edition of Rem Koolhaas Delirious New York; Signed by Him
New York: Oxford University, 1978.
First edition of Rem Koolhaas’ masterpiece on the architectural design of one of the most celebrated cities in the world.. Folio, original cloth. Signed by Rem Koolhaas on the title page. Laid in is a lecture pamplet given by Koolhaas. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $3,250.00 Item Number: 745
New York: Praeger Publishers, 1969.
First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Fine in an excellent dust jacket that shows some light wear to the extremities. Signed by the Vincent Scully on the title page.
Price: $350.00 Item Number: 1046
"I like complexity and contradiction in architecture": First Edition of Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture "an essential document in architectural literature"; Signed by Robert Venturi
New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1966.
First edition of this essential document of architectural literature. Octavo, original gray cloth, illustrated. Signed and dated by Robert Venturi on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 2585
“Most self-destructive behavior is simply ridiculous—never mind how complexly compelled by personal demons": First Edition of The Imaginary Girlfriend; Signed by John Irving
London: Bloomsbury, 1996.
First edition of “this masterpiece” (Edmonton Journal). Octavo, original cloth. Signed by John Irving on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by React.
Price: $275.00 Item Number: 242
New York: FSG, 1947.
First American Edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original red cloth, pictorial endpapers. Very good in a good dust jacket. Translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 1748
“A WOMAN IS LIKE A TEABAG - ONLY IN HOT WATER DO YOU REALIZE HOW STRONG SHE IS”: First Edition of My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan; Inscribed by Her
New York: Random House, 1989.
First edition of Nancy Reagan’s memoirs. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Boldly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Gene Williams Best Wishes Nancy Reagan Apr ’92.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Aulicino. Written in collaboration with William Novak.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 1860
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
"God never takes away something from your life without replacing it with something better": First Edition of Just As I Am; Inscribed by Billy Graham to Bob and Delores Hope
San Francisco: Harper Collins, 1997.
First edition of Billy Graham’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page to Bob Hope and his wife Dolores, “To my dear friends Bob and Dolores God bless you always Billy Graham.” Though this copy is personally signed and inscribed by Graham, attached to the front end page is a tipped-in note with the author’s apologies for being unable to personally sign books due to his Parkinson’s Disease. Rare personally signed and a wonderful association copy. From the library of Bob and Dolores Hope. Accompanied by a signed letter from Linda Hope, certifying that this volume is from the Library of Bob Hope. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 2998
"Freedom is indivisible; the chains on any one of my people were the chains on all of them, the chains on all of my people were the chains on me": First British Edition of Long Walk To Freedom; Inscribed by Nelson Mandela
London: Little Brown and Company, 1994.
First British edition of the first autobiography of one of the greatest moral leaders of the twentieth century which has went on to sell over six million copies worldwide. Octavo, original black boards. Inscribed by the author, “Dear Lynne, with thanks. Nelson Mandela 27.2.97.” The recipient was the realtor who sold Nelson Mandela his estate in Houghton, Johannesburg; where he passed away in 2013. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very nice example with noted provenance.
Price: $5,500.00 Item Number: 4426
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there'd be a shortage of sand": First Edition of Milton & Rose Friedmans memoirs Two Lucky People; Signed and Inscribed by Both
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.
First edition of this memoir by the Nobel Prize-winning economist and his wife Rose, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Warmly inscribed by both authors on the half-title page, “For Dorian + John with love and thanks for your friendship Milton + Rose.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 3148