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First edition of Colonel Henry Doveton Hutchinson's The Campaign in Tirah 1897-1898: An Account of the Expedition Against the Orakzais and Afridis under General Sir William Lockhart; from the library of Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter
The Campaign in Tirah 1897-1898: An Account of the Expedition Against the Orakzais and Afridis under General Sir William Lockhart. Based (By Permission) on Letters Contributed to ‘The Times’.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1898.
First edition of Hutchinson’s important eye-witness account of the Tirah Campaign. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles to the spine and front panel, gilt decorative vignette of an Afridi tribesman to the front panel, illustrated with 7 maps and plans, half-tone tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of General Lockhart. In near fine condition. From the library of Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter with his bookplate to the pastedown. Austrian-American lawyer and jurist Felix Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court.
Price: $400.00 Item Number: 119903
"For Teddy Kollek who inspired this book and without whom 'A Will to Survive' would never have been written": First edition of A Will to Survive; warmly inscribed by John Philips to the mayor of Jerusalem Teddy Kolleck who contributed the book's afterword
New York: The Dial Press/James Wade, 1977.
First edition of the renowned photojournalist’s remarkable portrait of the people of Israel. Quarto, original wrappers, cartographic endpapers, illustrated. Foreword by Golda Meir. Afterword by Teddy Kollek. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page to Teddy Kollek, who contributed the afterword, in the year of publication, “For Teddy Kollek who inspired this book and without whom ‘A Will to Survive’ would never have been written. With sincere best wishes John Phillips Jerusalem April.21.77.” The recipient, Teddy Kollek, was an Israeli politician who served as the mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 to 1993 and founded the Jerusalem Foundation which restored many important landmarks in Jerusalem including its major synagogues. Once referred to as “the greatest builder of Jerusalem since Herod,” Kollek essentially developed Jerusalem into a modern city after its reunification in 1967. In near fine condition. An exceptional association.
Price: $850.00 Item Number: 119901
London: John Murray, 1965.
First edition of this work by the award-winning novelist. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $500.00 Item Number: 119457
“Love of life is born of the awareness of death, of the dread of it": First Edition of Ian Fleming's The Spy Who Loved Me
London: Jonathan Cape, 1962.
First edition of the ninth novel in Ian Fleming’s James Bond series. Octavo, original black cloth. Name to the front free endpaper, near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Richard Chopping. An very sharp example.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 119523
"One of the most important books on Wall Street"; G.M. Loeb's The Battle For Investment Survival; Signed by Him
New York: Barron's, 1943.
Early printing of Loeb’s classic work Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Gerald M. Loeb on the front free endpaper. In very good condition. Rare and desirable signed.
Price: $6,000.00 Item Number: 119657
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.
First edition of this work by the award-winning novelist. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Sally Soames with best wishes Paul Theroux.” The recipient, British photojournalist Sally Soames, worked for The Sunday Times from 1968 until 2000 and was highly regarded for her exclusively black and white portraits of many of the most prominent figures of the 20th century including Menachem Begin, Margaret Atwood, Margaret Thatcher, Sean Connery, Rudolf Nureyev, Alec Guinness and Andy Warhol. Soames, who was known to be a warm and personal journalist, performed extensive research on her subjects and developed intimate rapports with them during her process, resulting in striking and revealing portraits. In addition to the several world leaders Soames came to know and photograph, she captured the unique personalities of some of the world’s most gifted authors, poets, and playwrights. She published two books of photographs during her lifetime: Manpower (1987) with text by Robin Morgan and an introduction by Harold Evans and Writers (1995) with a preface by Norman Mailer. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. Author photograph by Jerry Bauer.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 119623
New York: Hawthorn Books, 1964.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For James Millett with every good wish from George Rainbird In Vino Verites.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Foreword by Clifton Fadiman.
Price: $300.00 Item Number: 119631
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated by Konigsburg. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. An exceptional example, first editions are rare signed.
Price: $8,200.00 Item Number: 119874
"The only thing that will make a soufflé fall is if it knows you're afraid of it": First Edition of The New James Beard, with a 1,000 recipes; Inscribed by James Beard
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981.
First edition of this work by the legendary chef. Octavo, original boards, frontispiece and vignettes in the text printed in red and black throughout by Karl Stueklen. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, “Good Appetite for Rosemary James Beard.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $475.00 Item Number: 119459
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965.
First edition of this work by the author of The Lord of the Rings. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Robert Quackenbush. An exceptional example.
Price: $475.00 Item Number: 119921
The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti; finely bound in full morocco by stikeman with 50 illustrations of his masterworks
The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti: Based on Studies in the Archives of the Buonarroti Family at Florence.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1901.
First edition of illustrated biography of the famed Renaissance artist. Octavo, two volumes, original cloth, illustrated with a tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Michelangelo and 50 illustrations of his masterworks. In near fine condition. Housed in a pair of custom half morocco and chemise clamshell boxes.
Price: $1,500.00 Item Number: 119767
“Karma is the beginning of knowledge. Next is patience": First Edition of James Clavell's Shogun; Signed by Him
New York: Atheneum, 1975.
First edition (which precedes the British first) of the first chronological work in Clavell’s epic Asian series. Octavo, original half cloth, cartographic endpapers. Boldly signed by the author in the year of publication, “James Clavell July ’75 Portland.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. Uncommon signed.
Price: $1,600.00 Item Number: 119652
Massadah & Alumoth: Jerusalem & Tel Aviv, 1962.
Elaborately bound example of Szyk’s magnum opus. Quarto, publisher’s full velvet cloth with gilt stamping to the spine, front and rear panels, illustrated profusely with full color illumination. With the English translation printed in black and brick red and Hebrew text accompanied by elaborate full color illuminations. Edited by Cecil Roth. In fine condition. Housed in the original publisher’s three quarters morocco plush-lined clamshell box which is in very good condition. A beautiful presentation.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 114563
The Works of Thomas Hardy. [Including Far from the Madding Crowd; The Mayor of Casterbridge; Jude the Obscure; Tess of the D’Urbervilles; The Trumpet-Major; Two on a Tower; The Well-Beloved.]
London: Macmillan & Company, 1919-20.
The complete works of Thomas Hardy, signed limited edition, the Mellstock edition, limited to five hundred copies. Octavo, thirty seven volumes, bound in original cloth, gilt tooling and titles to the spine, gilt tooling to the front panel, engraved frontispiece in the first volume, double page map of Wessex in Volume II, the map, half-title, title and colophon pages printed in red and black. In near fine condition.
Price: $5,000.00 Item Number: 111746
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1949.
First edition of Eleanor Roosevelt’s wonderful autobiography. Octavo, original blue cloth, illustrated with 41 photographs of the Roosevelt family, including frontispiece of the First Lady. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Mr. George London from Eleanor Roosevelt.” The recipient George London was a concert and operatic bass-baritone. After performing widely with tenor Mario Lanza and soprano Frances Yeend as part of the Bel Canto Trio in 1947–48, London was engaged by the Vienna State Opera, where he scored his first major success in 1949. In 1950, he sang the role of Pater Profundis in Mahler’s Eighth Symphony, conducted by Leopold Stokowski. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 119172
Economics: An Introductory Analysis; Signed by Nobel Prize-winning economists Paul A. Samuelson and William Nordhaus
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1992.
First printing of the fourteenth edition of this landmark work in modern economics having sold 4 million copies in 40 languages. Quarto, original cloth. Signed by both Paul Samuelson and William D. Nordhaus on the title page. Both economists were awarded the Nobel Prize in economics; Samuelson in 1970 and Nordhaus in 2018. In fine condition.
Price: $750.00 Item Number: 119573