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What gift could be more personal than a favorite book that has been loved throughout one’s life? Especially a copy of that book with significant value—a copy that is rare, original and, in some cases, unique? We offer books in a wide range of subjects and price ranges. Our staff will be delighted to answer your questions and to help you find a book that matches the interests of the recipient.

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“DESTINED TO REVOLUTIONIZE ARCHITECTURAL THOUGHT”

WRIGHT, Frank Lloyd. Buildings, Plans, and Designs. New York, 1963. First edition in English of Frank Lloyd Wright’s first major publication, number 174B of 2600 copies—a grand portfolio of one hundred large folio plates of Wright’s earliest designs, including the Frederick C. Robie house (1909), “the finest of the Prairie houses.” $4500.

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“ONE OF THE BEST-KNOWN WRITERS ON THE STOCK MARKET”

WYCKOFF, Richard D. Wall Street Ventures and Adventures. New York and London, 1930.

First edition of this fascinating insider’s view of Wall Street by Richard Wyckoff, founder of The Magazine of Wall Street, with 35 photogravures and a folding facsimile, in scarce pictorial dust jacket. $4200.

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CHURCHILL’S BRILLIANT HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

CHURCHILL, Winston. The Second World War. London, 1948-54. Six volumes.

First English editions of Churchill’s WWII masterpiece, part history and part memoir, written after he lost reelection as Prime Minister, handsomely bound. $3500.

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HANDSOMELY BOUND THREE-VOLUME ANGLICAN ANNOTATED FAMILY BIBLE, 1826, ILLUSTRATED WITH 55 ENGRAVED PLATES AND NINE ENGRAVED MAPS

BIBLE. The Holy Bible, According to the Authorized Version. Oxford, 1826. Three volumes. Three-volume, illustrated, 1826 Oxford Family Bible, profusely annotated by “the most eminent writers” of the Church of England, splendidly illustrated with numerous engraved plates, many after the paintings of old masters, and including several fine engraved maps, most handsomely bound. $2800.

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"NO WORK CAN COMPARE TO EUCLID'S ELEMENTS IN SCIENTIFIC IMPORTANCE"

(VALERY, Paul) EUCLID. Euclid. Elements of Geometry. New York, 1944.

Limited edition of Euclid's Elements, one of only 500 copies signed by legendary designer Bruce Rogers, with an Introduction from an essay by Paul Valéry praising this timeless work as "masterpiece," featuring a title page image from a wood-cut by Gordon Craig. $2200.

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THE DIMAGGIO ALBUMS, ONE OF 700 SETS SIGNED BY DIMAGGIO

DIMAGGIO, Joe. DiMaggio Albums. New York, 1989. Two volumes.

Signed limited first edition, number 450 of 700 sets signed by DiMaggio on the limitation page in Volume I. This copy is absolutely pristine, in its original shipping carton. $2200.

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FINE ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF SMOKY, IN SCARCE ORIGINAL GIFT BOX

JAMES, Will. Smoky. New York, 1929.

Later illustrated edition of James’ most famous book, with color illustrated title page and 14 full-page plates of horses and riders by James (six in color). Housed in original gift box. $1200.

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