The Cold War

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SIGNED BY MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE

BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret. Photographs of U.S.S.R. New York, 1934.

Limited first edition of this collection of 24 folio photogravure prints of Bourke-White's photographs taken in the Soviet Union, number 11 of 1000 copies produced at the Argus Press, this copy signed by her. $13,500.

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“THE FIRST BOOK WRITTEN BY SOMEONE LIVING BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN TO BE OPENLY CRITICAL OF SOVIET-STYLE EONOMICS”

KORNAI, Janos. Overcentralization in Economic Administration. London, 1959.

First edition in English of Kornai’s compelling indictment of Eastern European command economies written from inside the Soviet Bloc, translated by John Knapp, inscribed by economist János Kornai to renowned economist Terence Gorman: “To Professor Gorman with my kindest greetings, Dr. J. Kornai. 11th June, 1969,” and also with Gorman’s pencil owner signature. $3200.

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INSCRIBED BY CHARLES LINDBERGH

LINDBERGH, Charles A. Of Flight and Life. New York, 1948.

First edition of this prophetic discourse on weapons of mass destruction by the famed aviator, inscribed on the half title by him in the year of publication, "To J— O— With best wishes from Charles A. Lindbergh August 1948." $2800.

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INSCRIBED BY EDITOR HOWARD AIKEN TO COMPUTER PIONEER RUTH DAVIS AND ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED BY AIKEN'S CO-EDITOR, WILLIAM F. MAIN

AIKEN, Howard and MAIN, William F., editors. Switching Theory in Space Technology. Stanford, California, 1963.

First edition of this fascinating collection of 25 papers on the use of logic circuits in space technology, inscribed by editor Howard Aiken to a famous computer pioneer: "To Ruth Davis with best regards from Howard Aiken," and additionally signed by co-editor William F. Main. $2800.

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VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVE DOCUMENTING SURVEYORS 2 AND 3

[NASA]. Lunar Surveyor Photo Archive. Los Angeles, 1965. Sixty-nine vintage black-and-white photographs documenting the assembly and transport of Surveyors 2 and 3, two of the spacecraft NASA used to scout lunar landing sites for the Apollo program. $2500.

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SIGNED BY CHARLIE CHAPLIN: SOVIET RUSSIA SINCE THE WAR,
1947 FIRST EDITION, ALSO INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR

(CHAPLIN, Charlie) JOHNSON, Hewlett (Dean of Canterbury). Soviet Russia Since the War. New York, 1947.

First edition of Soviet Russia Since the War, inscribed "To —— from Hewlett Johnson / Dean of Canterb. / Los Angeles / Dec — 49" and signed immediately below the inscription, "Charles Chaplin." $1800.

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“AND ALL THIS BECAUSE OF A MAN CALLED BOND…”

FLEMING, Ian. Octopussy and The Living Daylights. London, 1966.

First edition of the James Bond short stories "Octopussy" (in which a Fabergé egg holds the key to a nuclear attack on a U.S. Air Force base) and "The Living Daylights" (in which 007 must organize the defection of a Soviet general). $450.

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