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"I met the first of my three or four successive wives in somewhat odd circumstances": First edition of Nabokov's Look at the Harlequins!
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974.
First edition of the final novel published before Nabokov’s death. Octavo, original boards. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with one small chip back panel. Dust jacket portrait of Nabokov by Halsman. Jacket design by Robert L. Mitchell.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001.
First edition of Nichols’ modern tragicomedy. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers. Signed by John Nichols on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Vivien Sung. Cover illustration by Melinda Beck.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1936.
First edition of this work published in celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Harvard College. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles to the spine, gilt Harvard Shield to the front panel. In near fine condition.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1955.
Signed limited presentation edition of the author’s Harper Prize-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. One of an undisclosed number of numbered copies signed by the author, this is number 702. In near fine condition with the original acetate jacket.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.
Early printing of the Rosalynn Carter’s autobiography. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by Carter on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Anthony.
Rare original pamphlet featuring tennis pro vincent "vinnie" richards; published by dunlop tire and rubber company
New York: Dunlop Tire & Rubber Co, .
First edition pamphlet of tennis pro “Vinnie” Richards demonstrating his renowned tennis serve, drive, volley, slice, and racket grip. Stapled pamphlet opening vertically with sequential halftones and filmstrip border. Photo portrait of Vinnie Richards on the cover holding tennis rackets and trophy, published by Dunlop Tire & Rubber Company with advertisements for their tennis balls, rackets, hockey pucks and golf balls at rear. In near fine condition.
"He was powerless because he had no precise desire, and this tortured him because he was vainly seeking something to desire": First edition in English of Nabokov's first novel Mary
New York: McGraw-Hill International, Inc, 1970.
First edition in English of Nabokov’s debut novel. Octavo, original black cloth, mustard yellow endpapers. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A very sharp example.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979.
First edition of Nichols’ fifth novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by John Nichols on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design and illustration by Neil Stuart.
London: Souvenir Press Ltd, 1986.
First edition of this collection of writings by Bernard Darwin. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Dust jacket designed by Des Jordan.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1928.
First American edition of the story of Arnold Blettsworthy, shipwreck survivor and WWI veteran. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece. Very good in the rare original dust jacket which is in very good condition. Stamps to the pastedown and front free endpaper,
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997.
First British edition. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Steven Millhauser on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Greg Clarke.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1951.
First edition of this work by Dos Passos. Octavo, original cloth. Advanced review copy with the slip laid in, near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Samuel H. Bryant.
First Edition of Naomi James' At One With The Sea: Alone Around the World; From the library of Steve Fossett
London: Hutchinson/Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd, 1979.
First edition of the first woman to sail alone around the world by way of Cape Horn’s account of her voyage. Octavo, original cloth, cartographic endpapers, illustrated. 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. Fosset 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. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer": Albert Camus Classic Novel The Stranger
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.
Third printing of the author’s first novel and masterpiece. Octavo, original beige cloth. Translated by Stuart Gilbert. In very good condition, some underlining and markings.