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INSCRIBED BY SYLVIA BEACH

BEACH, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. New York, 1959.

First edition of Sylvia Beach’s memoir, “particularly valuable for the many insights into Joyce’s work and the authentic personal views it provides of the man himself” (New York Times), a scarce presentation copy inscribed by Beach above and below the half title, “For Julian, with Sylvia's very affectionate [Shakespeare and Company] regards,” in original dust jacket. $12,000.

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FIRST EDITION OF CESAR CHAVEZ, INSCRIBED BY CESAR CHAVEZ

(CHAVEZ, Cesar) LEVY, Jacques E. Cesar Chavez. New York, 1975.

First edition of this biography of the famous labor activist, inscribed on the half-title: "To Finny, best wishes, Cesar Chavez. 8/31/86." $850.

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"A STARK POLITICAL FABLE OF SOUTH AFRICA" (NEW YORK TIMES)

COETZEE, John Maxwell. Waiting for the Barbarians. London, 1980.

First edition of this novel universalizing a raw and terrible moment in South Africa's history, inscribed: "For John, J.M. Coetzee." $3600.

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SIGNED BY J.M. COETZEE

COETZEE, John Maxwell. Diary of a Bad Year. Melbourne, Australia, 2007.

First edition of this strange and humorous novel experimenting with form, offering essay-style commentary on politics and war and filled with autobiographical touches, signed on the title page by J.M. Coetzee. $650.

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INSCRIBED BY PRESIDENT EISENHOWER

EISENHOWER, Dwight D. Mandate for Change 1953-1956. Garden City, 1963.

First trade edition of the first volume of Eisenhower's presidential memoirs, inscribed on the dedication page entirely in his hand, "For James J. M— with best wishes and affectionate regard from his friend, Dwight D. Eisenhower." $2700.

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“TO GUY WITH MUCH AFFECTION, ERNEST, PARIS, OCT 28, 1933”: EXCEEDINGLY RARE PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION FIRST EDITION OF HEMINGWAY’S WINNER TAKE NOTHING, INSCRIBED AND DATED BY HIM IN PARIS THE DAY AFTER PUBLICATION, TO LONGTIME CLOSE FRIEND, JOURNALIST GUY HICKOK, WITH BOOKSELLER TICKET OF SYLVIA BEACH'S FAMED PARIS BOOK STORE, SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Winner Take Nothing. New York, 1933.

First edition of Hemingway's famed collection of short stories, an especially rare presentation/association copy warmly inscribed by Hemingway in Paris the day after publication, to his close friend, Guy Hickok, bureau chief of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, "To Guy with much affection, Ernest, Paris, Oct 28, 1933." Also with the bookseller ticket of Sylvia Beach's famed Paris bookshop, Shakespeare and Company, where Hemingway saw the first copies of Winner Take Nothing, which had just been shipped over from Scribner's. $45,000.

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"COME FOR A 'WINTER HOUR' INTO MY WORLD"

KELLER, Helen. The World I Live In. New York, 1908.

First edition of Keller's most heartfelt book, written to benefit the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, with four photographic plates of Helen Keller, inscribed to American writer and diplomat Robert Underwood Johnson referencing the name of his own poetry book, The Winter Hour: "To Mr Johnson. Come for a 'Winter Hour' into my world. Helen Keller." $3800.

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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 AND TWICE SIGNED BY ANDY WARHOL

WARHOL, Andy and HACKETT, Pat. Popism. The Warhol '60s. New York and London, 1980.

First edition of Warhol's 1980 memoir, with 16 pages of photographic images featuring Warhol and his famous friends, inscribed: "To Yvonne love Andy Warhol," with a symbol scrawled below, and additionally signed on the front panel of the dust jacket. $1500.

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