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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TO HIS LONG-SERVING PRIVATE SECRETARY AND ROMANTIC INTEREST, MISSY LEHAND

(ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.) STEVENSON, Robert Louis. A Christmas Sermon. New York, 1923.

Later edition of Stevenson's thoughtful musings on death and morality, inscribed by President Roosevelt to his longtime private secretary: "M.A.L. Xmas 1924 from F.D.R," later belonging to distinguished Roosevelt memorabilia collector Donald S. Carmichael. $8500.

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WITH 85 LOVELY FULL-PAGE ENGRAVED HAND-COLORED VIEWS BY BARTLETT

(TURKEY) (BARTLETT, William Henry, illustrator) PARDOE, Julia. The Beauties of the Bosphorus. London, circa 1854.

Early edition, with frontispiece portrait, engraved title page, map, and 85 steel-engraved plates of Turkish views and landmarks after drawings by William Henry Bartlett—all except the map splendidly and vividly hand-colored—handsomely bound. $6000.

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SIGNED BY WILLIAM FAULKNER

FAULKNER, William. These 13. New York, 1931.

Signed limited first edition of the first collection of Faulkner’s stories, number 255 of only 299 copies signed by him, featuring the evocative “A Rose for Emily,” and “That Evening Sun”—“perhaps the most perfect story in the collection” (New York Times). $5500.

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“POSSIBLY THE BEST ENGLISH NOVEL TO COME OUT OF WORLD WAR II”

WAUGH, Evelyn. Men at Arms. WITH: Officers and Gentlemen. WITH: Unconditional Surrender. London, 1952-61. Three volumes.

First editions of the three classic volumes in Waugh's fictionalized account, by turns keenly satirical and deeply moving, of his experiences in World War II, widely praised as some of the finest literature to emerge from the war—this set signed by Waugh on the title page of Unconditional Surrender. $5500.

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“THE GREATEST MASTERPIECE OF ENGLISH 18TH-CENTURY CRITICISM”

JOHNSON, Samuel. The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets. London, 1781. Four volumes.

First London edition of Johnson’s celebrated Lives of the Poets—this set richly extra-illustrated with 170 engraved portraits and views, several folding—very handsomely bound. $4800.

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“ONE OF THE GREATEST OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS”

SAUNDERS, Louise. Knave of Hearts. New York, 1925. First edition of "one of the greatest of American illustrated books" (Porter, 84), the last and most lavish children's book illustrated by Maxfield Parrish, with mounted cover design, pictorial endpapers, 14 full-page color plates, and nine in-text color illustrations. $4600.

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“LIFE AND A LOVER”: ORLANDO, SIGNED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF

WOOLF, Virginia. Orlando: A Biography. New York, 1928.

Signed limited first edition of Woolf's fantastical and often whimsical novel, number 482 of 861 copies signed on the verso of the half title by Woolf in her trademark purple ink, with eight plates. $4500.

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FOLIO SET OF BRINKLEY’S JAPAN, IN DECORATED SILK BINDINGS, WITH 30 MOUNTED HAND-COLORED ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPHS

(JAPAN) BRINKLEY, Capt. Frank. Japan. Boston, 1897-98. Ten volumes. Yedo edition of Brinkley’s extensive work on the history and culture of Japan, number 33 of 1000 sets, illustrated with ten color collotype frontispieces, 30 mounted hand-colored albumen photographs, and approximately 260 halftone reproductions. $4500.

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EARLY 19TH–CENTURY BRITISH FAMILY BIBLE, WITH OVER 80 ENGRAVED PLATES

WRIGHT, Paul. British Family Bible. London, 1800.

Illustrated, early 19th-century family Bible (circa 1800), with the magisterial King James text and 82 copper-engraved plates including allegorical frontispiece, distinguished in full contemporary tree calf. $4500.

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WITH LOVELY FOLIO CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF ARABIC ORNAMENTATION

PRISSE D'AVENNES, Emile. Decoration Arabe. Paris, 1885.

First edition of this beautifully illustrated survey of Arabic decoration, with 98 plates (numbered 1-110, 12 being double-page), 87 of which are chromolithographs printed in vivid color, attractively bound. $4500.

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HANDSOMELY BOUND AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION OF THE PICKWICK PAPERS

DICKENS, Charles. Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London, 1836-37.

First book edition, mixed first and early issue, of one of Dickens’ greatest works, with 43 illustrations by Seymour and Phiz, extra-illustrated with a complete suite of 32 engraved plates, most by Thomas Onwyn (who has signed many of the plates as "Sam Weller"), handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Zaehnsdorf. $4200.

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“HOW’S YOUR COEFFICIENT OF TOUGHNESS, JAMES?”

FLEMING, Ian. For Your Eyes Only. London, 1960.

First edition of Fleming's eighth Bond title, the only collection of Bond short stories published in the author's lifetime, including the title story, "From a View to a Kill," and "Quantum of Solace." $4200.

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INSCRIBED BY RFK TO COMMANDER HANK HIRSCHY

KENNEDY, Robert. The Enemy Within. New York, 1960.

First edition, early printing of Robert Kennedy's account of his battle to rid the American labor movement of corruption, inscribed and signed by him on the front free endpaper to a White House staff member: "For Cmdr Hank Hirschy, Best Wishes, Robert Kennedy." With Kennedy's U.S. Senate mailing slip addressed to Hirschy laid in. $4000.

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FINELY BOUND AUTOGRAPH EDITION OF BURROUGHS’ WRITINGS

BURROUGHS, John. Writings. Boston and New York, 1904-22. Twenty-three volumes. “Autograph Edition,” number 667 of only 750 copies signed by Burroughs and the publisher, additionally signed and inscribed by Burroughs, “This set of my books has been specially bound for John Jakob Raskob. John Burroughs Feb 18, 1916,” and has an autograph letter signed by Burroughs tipped into Volume I. $4000.

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THE FIRST COMPLETE MAP OF THE ROYAL NECROPOLIS OF THEBES, 1830

WILKINSON, John Gardner. Topographical Survey of Thebes, Tapa, Thabe, or Diasopolis Magna. London, 1830.

First edition of this important survey map of the royal necropolis of Thebes by noted Egyptologist Wilkinson, including an insert map of the pyramids of Giza. $4000.

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FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION COPY, OF VIZETELLY'S FACTS ABOUT SHERRY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO PROMINENT JOURNALIST AND PLAYWRIGHT BLANCHARD JERROLD, IN ORIGINAL CLOTH-GILT

VIZETELLY, Henry. Facts About Sherry. London, 1876.

First edition, presentation copy, of this complete 19th-century guide to sherry, with over two dozen illustrations of vineyards and sherry production, inscribed on the title page to a well-known British journalist and playwright: "Blanchard Jerrold Esq. with the Author's cordial regards," in original pictorial cloth-gilt. $3800.

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"THE MOST STUPENDOUS ROCK AND ROLL PICTURE BOOK EVER"

(COOPER, Michael) (WYMAN, Bill) (HOCKNEY, David) (BLAKE, Peter) ROYLANCE, Brian, editor. Blinds & Shutters. (Guildford), 1990.

Signed limited first edition of this electrifying tribute to photographer Michael Cooper, number 3497 of 5000 copies, with over 600 images (in color and black-and-white) of the Beatles and Rolling Stones, along with numerous celebrities, writers, painters and musicians, this copy signed on a tipped-in leaf (as issued) by Bill Wyman, David Hockney, Kenneth Anger, Graham Nash, Peter Blake, who co-created the Sgt. Pepper album design, and five others contributors. $3500.

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“HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE WAYS”

BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (LEESON, Adelaide Hanscom, illustrator) . Sonnets from the Portuguese. New York, 1923.

Lovely illustrated edition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s famous love poems, with 18 tipped-in color plates by Adelaide Hanscom Leeson and numerous decorative black-and-white textual illustrations throughout, beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt with mounted color illustrations inside each cover. $3500.

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“THE BRUTAL, VIGOROUS LIFE OF THE FAR NORTH”

LONDON, Jack. The Son of the Wolf. Boston and New York, 1900.

First edition, one of only 2028 first printing copies, of London's first book, his groundbreaking collection of nine tales set against the stark landscape of the Yukon, with frontispiece by Maynard Dixon, a lovely copy in original silver-stamped binding. $3300.

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“PERFECTION OF ROMANTIC LANDSCAPE”

(ACKERMANN, Rudolph) (ENGLAND—LAKE DISTRICT) FIELDING, Theodore Henry Adolphus and WALTON, James. Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes. London, 1821.

First edition of this wonderful visual record of the Lake District, one of only 850 copies, splendidly illustrated with aquatint vignette title page and 48 hand-colored aquatints of remarkable English scenery, including the Yewdale Crags, Windermere, Deepdale and Kirkstone. $3200.

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"THE FIRST EVER IN ENGLISH RELATING EXCLUSIVELY TO CALIFORNIA"

(WEST) FORBES, Alexander. California. London, 1839.

First edition of Forbes' groundbreaking work on California—"the first original work upon the subject in English" (Hittell)— with large folding map outlined in color by hand and ten full-page lithographs. $3200.

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"ONE OF THE SEMINAL BOOKS OF THE MODERN WORLD"

NIGHTINGALE, Florence. Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not. London: [1860].

First edition, third issue, of this pioneering treatise by Florence Nightingale—"the woman who inaugurated the professional training of nurses"—in original gilt-stamped cloth. $3000.

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“HIS OBSERVATIONS ARE AS VALID NOW AS THEN”

(HENDERSON, Alexander). The History of Ancient and Modern Wines. London, 1824.

First edition, splendidly illustrated with mounted vignette on title page and over 30 wood-engraved initials, head- and tailpieces designed by William Harvey, Thomas Bewick's favorite and most prominent pupil. A handsome copy in contemporary morocco. $2800.

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PRESENTATION COPY OF ITALO CALVINO'S THE BARON IN THE TREES

CALVINO, Italo. The Baron in the Trees. New York, 1959.

First American edition of the renowned Italian fantasist's remarkable fifth book, inscribed by him to his literary agent Roslyn Targ and to noted editor and bibliophile William Targ: "For Roz and Bill, one of the oldest books of this old friend, Italo." $2800.

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LARGE FOLDING CIVIL WAR MILITARY MAP OF THE SOUTHERN STATES

(CIVIL WAR) PERRINE, Charles O. and BISHOP, John S. Perrine's New Topographical War Map. Indianapolis, 1864.

Lithographed Civil War folding military map, with battle sites hand-outlined in green and red, accompanied by a concise history of the war through September 1864, in original boards. $2600.

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JEAN COCTEAU’S PICASSO, INSCRIBED WITH
ORIGINAL DRAWING

COCTEAU, Jean. Picasso. Arcueil, circa 1956.

Later edition of Cocteau’s Picasso, inscribed on the title page, “Le feu jaillit de l’eau, La mer et l’oiseau, amities, Jean Cocteau.” With an original full-page pencil and blue wash drawing of a bird rising from the sea. $2600.

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FIRST EDITION OF D.H. LAWRENCE’S WOMEN IN LOVE, ONE OF ONLY 1250 COPIES

LAWRENCE, D.H. Women in Love. New York, 1920.

Limited first edition, number 997 of 1250 copies, of this sequel to Lawrence's earlier controversial novel The Rainbow (1915), continuing to track the loves and lives of the Brangwen sisters, Gudrun and Ursula. $2500.

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WITH 60 LOVELY ENGRAVINGS OF SWISS LANDSCAPES, 1820

(SWITZERLAND) COCKBURN, James P. Swiss Scenery. London, 1820.

First edition of this lovely survey of Swiss landscapes and scenery, with engraved title page, vignette, and 60 full-page engraved plates. Very handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt. $2200.

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BEAUTIFULLY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED RUBAIYAT, SIGNED BY POGANY, WITH A SIGNED ORIGINAL ETCHING, IN PUBLISHER’S DELUXE MOROCCO

(POGANY, Willy) KHAYYAM, Omar. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. London, 1930.

Signed limited edition, number 116 of only 750 copies printed for England (of a total edition of 1250 copies) signed by the artist, Willy Pogany. Splendidly illustrated, with an original etching signed by Pogany (a variant of the color-plate frontispiece), 12 full-page mounted color plates and numerous black-and-white text illustrations, including dozens of intricate etchings mounted as headpieces. Handsomely bound in the publisher’s deluxe morocco. $2200.

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"A DAZZLING PARADE OF LITERARY AND CULTURAL REFERENCES": LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF NATHANAEL WEST'S FIRST BOOK, DREAM LIFE OF BALSO SNELL, ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES

WEST, Nathanael. Dream Life of Balso Snell. Paris, New York, 1931.

Limited first edition of West's first novel, number 234 of only 300 copies for sale in America (total of 500), a "deliberately blaphemous" introduction to his disruptive and unique genius, followed by Miss Lonelyhearts, Cool Million and Day of the Locust before his tragic death in 1939, in original wrappers. $2200.

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INSCRIBED BY DIEGO RIVERA

RIVERA, Diego and WOLFE, Bertram D. Portrait of Mexico. New York, 1937.

First edition of this seminal collection of Rivera's paintings and frescos, a distinctive presentation copy inscribed on the title page by him in Spanish, "Mi respetuoso homenaje y grande admiracion para la persona de la Señora C— B— de B— E—y con mis mejores recuerdos para el Señor R— B— E—, su esposo. Diego Rivera, San Angel, 9 de Agosto 1939" (My respectful tribute and great admiration for the person of Mrs. —- and with my best memories for Mr. —-, her husband. San Angel, 9 of August, 1939), featuring over 250 handsome black-and-white illustrations of his work, many from photographs by Modotti and Álvarez Bravo, featuring never-before published images of Rivera's frescos at Mexico City’s National Palace and Ministry of Health, in original dust jacket. $2200.

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SIGNED BY RICHARD AVEDON

AVEDON, Richard. Autobiography. New York, 1993.

First trade edition of this impressive folio retrospective, boldly signed and dated 1993 by Avedon, containing over 280 full-page and double-page plates in tritone black and white, a fine copy in the original acetate and shipping box. $2200.

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"BRILLIANT… A WORK OF BEAUTY AND POWER" (NEW YORK TIMES): FIRST EDITION OF DAVIS GRUBB'S DEBUT NOVEL, NIGHT OF THE HUNTER, 1953, SIGNED BY HIM

GRUBB, Davis. Night of the Hunter. New York, 1953.

First trade edition of Davis Grubb's first novel, signed by him, a compelling work that "still has the power to flood your 21st-century dreams with terror," basis for the landmark 1955 film noir, the only film directed by actor Charles Laughton, from a screenplay by James Agee and starring Robert Mitchum, in the original dust jacket. $2000.

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"MAMIE AND I HAD THE BEST STEAKS THE OTHER EVENING THAT I CAN REMEMBER"

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Typed letter signed. Washingon, May 6, 1958.

Exceptional and lengthy typed letter, initialed by Eisenhower, to Eisenhower's friend, golf partner, and Republican fundraiser, Barry Leithead, concerning the proper cooking of steaks, written in response to Leithead's gift of Chicago steaks. $2000.

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ILLUSTRATED LIMITED LARGE-PAPER FIRST EDITION OF THE BADMINTON LIBRARY’S VOLUMES ON FISHING

(SPORT) CHOLMONDELEY-PENNELL, H[enry]. Fishing (Badminton Library). London, 1885. Two volumes. Limited large paper first edition, numbers 47 (Volume I) and 222 (Volume II) of only 250 copies, of this generously illustrated guide to the science and art of angling. $2000.

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“AS FAMILIAR IN PRESBYTERIAN HOUSEHOLDS AS PILGRIM’S PROGRESS

BIBLE. Brown's Self-Interpreting Bible. London, circa 1900.

Illustrated late Victorian family Bible— the beloved King James text, augmented by John Brown of Haddington’s comprehensive Bible study aids— with 48 plates, beautifully bound. $1850.

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INSCRIBED BY JOHN MCPHEE

MCPHEE, John. Pine Barrens. New York, 1968.

First edition of McPhee's widely-praised look at the people, history and vast landscape of New Jersey's Pine Barrens, a handsome presentation copy inscribed on the half title by him in the year of publication, "For Mr. W. E— L— with best wishes, John McPhee, June 13, 1968." $1650.

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KNIGHT’S OLD ENGLAND, SPLENDIDLY ILLUSTRATED

(KNIGHT, Charles). Old England. London, 1845. Two volumes.

First edition of this compendium of English antiquities, "regal, ecclesiastical, baronial, municipal and popular," richly illustrated with 24 full-page folio chromolithographs and upwards of two thousand wood engravings, in attractive bindings of red velvet. $1600.

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SIGNED BY PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH

BUSH, George H.W. All the Best, George Bush. New York, 1999.

Signed limited first edition, number 906 of 1000 copies signed by George H.W. Bush on the limitation page, with 16 pages of black-and-white photographic illustrations, a fine signed copy in full morocco gilt. $1500.

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SIGNED BY JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA

SCALIA, Antonin. Matter of Interpretation. Princeton, 1997.

First edition, second printing, of Supreme Court Justice Scalia's argument for "textualism," signed on the half title by him, featuring commentary by Gordon Wood, Laurence Tribe, Mary Ann Glendon and Ronald Dworkin. $1500.

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"A NAKED ARM SMELLING OF CHANEL NO. 5 SNAKED ROUND HIS NECK…"

FLEMING, Ian. Man With the Golden Gun. London, 1965.

First edition of Fleming’s final Bond novel, published the year after the author’s death, in which 007 travels to Fleming’s beloved Jamaica to neutralize the assassin of the book’s title. $1500.

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FIRST EDITION OF MCCLELLAN’S OWN STORY IN PUBLISHER’S MOROCCO-GILT

MCCLELLAN, George B. McClellan's Own Story. New York, 1887.

First edition of the Civil War memoirs of Lincoln’s controversial commander of the Army of the Potomac, with steel-engraved frontispiece portrait, nine illustrations, three full-page maps and a two-page facsimile letter, handsomely bound. $1250.

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SIGNED BY JAMES MICHENER AND JACK LEVINE

MICHENER, James and LEVINE, Jack. Facing East. New York, 1970.

Signed limited first edition of this handsome artist’s portfolio, number 505 of 2500 copies signed by both Michener and Levine on the limitation page and again on the inside of the clamshell box. $1250.

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FIVE-LANGUAGE EDITION OF THE RUBÁIYÁT

KHAYYÁM, Omar. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Boston, 1898. Two volumes.

“Multi-Variorum” edition of Khayyám’s classic, with “English, French, German, Italian and Danish translations comparatively arranged in accordance with the text of Edward Fitzgerald’s version,” illustrated with 12 photogravures. $1200.

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"WHEN AN AMERICAN VISITS HIS ANCESTRAL FATHERLAND OF ENGLAND, HIS SUPREME DESIRE IS TO LOOK UPON THE CATHEDRALS, THE ANCIENT CASTLES, AND THE MUTILATED REMAINS OF THE OLD ABBEYS"

ROSS, Frederick. The Ruined Abbeys of Britain. London, 1882. Two volumes.

First edition of this survey of Britain's religious ruins", with 12 beautiful color plates of abbeys and their environs by A.F. Lydon and dozens of intricate in-text architectural illustrations. $1100.

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"TO AN OLD FRIEND AND SPARRING PARTNER"

DEMPSEY, Jack. Dempsey. New York, 1960.

First edition, first printing, of Dempsey's revealing autobiography, with 15 pages of photographic illustrations, warmly inscribed by him in the year of publication: "To an old friend and sparring partner Paul —-, lots of luck pal, Jack Dempsey. 5/22/60." $1100.

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“FORMS WHICH CREEP, SCOUR THE OCEANS, OR PERFORATE THE CLOUDS…”

LE CORBUSIER. (JEANNERET-GRIS, Charles-Édouard). LÉGER, Fernand, et al. Formes et Vie. Paris, 1951. Two volumes.

First editions of the complete two-issue run of this important arts journal, featuring the works of Le Corbusier and Fernand Léger, as well as other noted artists of the day, richly illustrated. $1100.

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INSCRIBED BY SANDRA CISNEROS

CISNEROS, Sandra. The House on Mango Street. Houston, 1983.

First edition of this powerful novel about a Mexican-American girl growing up in Chicago, winner of the 1985 American Book Award, inscribed on the half title: "To Teodoro with hope. Sandra Cisneros. 25 de Sept. Berkeley 1984." $975.

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“A LANDMARK WORK ON CONFEDERATE NAVAL HISTORY”

(CIVIL WAR) SCHARF, John Thomas. History of the Confederate States Navy. New York, 1887.

First edition of this important Confederate naval history, “the best on its subject,” with 42 full-page wood-engraved plates and numerous in-text illustrations, attractively bound. $950.

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“ABOUT MIDWAY BETWEEN TONGUE RIVER AND THE BIG HORN”

CUSTER, Elizabeth Bacon. Boots and Saddles. New York, 1885.

First edition, expanded second state of the first book in Elizabeth Custer's trilogy in defense of her husband, a work that added "greatly to the Custer legend," with wood-engraved frontispiece portrait and map of Montana and the Dakotas not present in the first state, a lovely copy in original cloth. $900.

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INSCRIBED BY DONALD DAVIDSON AND ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY JESSE OUTLAR, EDDIE MATHEWS, AND HANK AARON

(AARON, Hank) DAVIDSON, Donald and OUTLAR, Jesse. Caught Short. New York, 1972.

First edition of baseball legend Donald Davidson's baseball memoirs, inscribed: "Best wishes—Don Davidson," and additionally signed by Jesse Outlar, Eddie Mathews, and Hank Aaron. $850.

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INSCRIBED BY JULIA CHILD TO HER COUSIN

CHILD, Julia. Julia's Kitchen Wisdom. New York, 2000.

First edition of this delicious guide to the culinary wisdom of Julia Child, with 12 color and black-and-white illustrations after photographs by Paul Child, inscribed on the half title: "Bon Appétit to Annie. Cousin Julia." $850.

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"EVERYBODY WAS REALLY DIGGING THEMSELVES AND THINKING AND SAYING IN THEIR BEHAVIOR, IN EVERY ACTION 'WOW! MAN, IT'S A BEAUTIFUL THING TO BE COLORED'"

BROWN, Claude. Manchild in the Promised land. New York, 1965.

First edition of this moving autobiography chronicling one man's journey out of poverty and crime in Harlem. $800.

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"MASHED, SPARGED, BOILED, COOLED, DOUBLY FERMENTED, CLARIFIED AND THOROUGHLY AGED"

EHRET, George. Twenty-Five Years of Brewing with an Illustrated History of American Beer. New York, 1891.

First edition of Ehret's fascinating combined history of brewing in America and history of his Hell Gate Brewery, which was the nation’s largest brewery for much of the late 19th century, with over 100 full-page and in-text illustrations, in original gilt-stamped cloth. $750.

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WARMLY INSCRIBED BY BATES

BATES, Joseph D. Atlantic Salmon Flies and Fishing. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1970.

First trade edition, boldly inscribed by the author to a fellow fisherman and fly-tyer, "To—Andy Anderson—a true expert in dressing the classics! With best wishes from—Joseph Bates." Illustrated with 25 full-page black-and-white photographs, eight color plates and numerous in-text line drawings. $750.

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INSCRIBED BY JACK NICKLAUS

NICKLAUS, Jack. My 55 Ways to Lower Your Golf Score. New York, 1964.

First edition of Nicklaus' unique and informative volume of 55 illustrated lessons that touch "upon literally every type of golf shot or situation," boldly inscribed on the photographic title page by him, "To J— Good Golfing Jack Nicklaus," with numerous color and black-and- white illustrations, in colorful dust jacket. $750.

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"CIVILIZED MAN CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT COOKS"

KWON, George I. and MAGPIONG, Pacifico. Oriental Culinary Art. Los Angeles, California, 1933.

First edition of this early Asian-American cookbook, one of the first to feature Korean and Filipino recipes alongside the more common Chinese and Japanese offerings. $700.

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AMERICAN GODS, INSCRIBED BY NEIL GAIMAN

GAIMAN, Neil. American Gods. New York, 2001.

First edition of this acclaimed novel—"original, engrossing and endlessly inventive" (George R.R. Martin)—basis for the Emmy-nominated series, inscribed by Gaiman on the half title, "J— sweet dreams from— Neil Gaiman." $700.

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COLLECTOR'S EDITION OF 30 ROCK: THE ORIGINAL TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK, INCLUDING TWO AUDIO CDS, SIGNED BY COMPOSER JEFF RICHMOND AND SEVEN CAST MEMBERS INCLUDING TINA FEY AND JANE KRAKOWSKI

RICHMOND, Jeff, composer and orchestrator. 30 Rock. Original Television Soundtrack. New York and Los Angeles, 2010.

Collector's edition of this photo-illustrated work about the acclaimed 30 Rock soundtrack, with two audio CDs of the complete soundtrack, signed by the composer and orchestrator, Jeff Richmond; signed by six members of the cast including Jane Krakowski; and inscribed: "To Kane [heart] Tina Fey." $650.

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INSCRIBED BY ARNOLD PALMER

PALMER, Arnold. Golf Academy. Golf Journal. Chicago, 1997.

First edition of the golfing legend's "philosophy to playing great golf" that includes practical wisdom such as practice regimens, strategies, keys to the mental game, and much more, boldly inscribed by him, “To J—, Best Wishes, Arnold Palmer," a splendid copy. $550.

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WITH THE SIGNATURES OF EIGHT WORLD WAR II P-51 MUSTANG ACES

(WORLD WAR II—AVIATION) BOWMAN, Martin. P-51 Mustang Combat Missions. New York, 2013.

First edition of this comprehensive photo-illustrated work on P-51 Mustang combat missions, with photographs of the era and line drawings, many in color. Signed on a tipped-in black-and-white photograph of three P-51 Mustangs flying in formation by eight Mustang aces: Bob Goebel, Jim Brooks, Sandy McCorkle, Art Fiedler, Richard Duncan, Bob Barkey, Walter Goehausen and Herschel Greene. $450.

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