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Signed Thackeray letter (ALS) with Notes for Speech at Dinner October 11, 1855 by W.M. Thackeray on Eve of His Departure to America

By: Thackeray, William M.

Price: $1,995.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Private: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002885

Condition: Very Good


Just Reduced! This is an extraordinarily rare offering. The book itself was rare at the moment that it was printed in 1896. There were only forty copies privately printed. The book is in its original boards which show general aging. The front pastedown of the book has two plates attached. One for the Zamorano Club in Los Angeles California and one ownership plate for a William F. Gable. This book also contains a letter to actor William Macready who was a friend of Thackerays. The occasion of Mr. Thackeray heading for America germinated this literary gathering and dinner. Charles Dickens was th... View more info

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Newcomes, The - 2 volumes - LEC

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1954

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002407

Condition: Very Good+


Beautiful two volume set with some minor wear to slipcase. First edition for these illustrations. Signed by Edward Ardizzone, the illustrator. Volumes have attractive pictorial cloth boards. Very Nice. The 1954 First Thus publication of this Thackeray classic. Only Fifteen hundred copies were printed of which this is copy number 1274. Printed at the University Press in Cambridge, England. Fine Illustrations. The illustrator has signed the book on the limitation page. The book is bound in a Gorgeous pictorial cloth. The volumes are in Very Good+ condition and would be fine but there appears to ... View more info

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History of Printing in America, The

By: Thomas, Isaiah

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Barre Ma, Imprint Society: 1970

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002162

Condition: Near Fine


Here is a Very Fine First Limited edition that was published in 1970 in an edition of 1950 copies of which this is number 1526. The book as well as its slipcase are in Very Fine condition. It is printed on rich cream-colored paper and is a true classic of the history of printing in the American Colonies. Published by the Imprint Society the book still has information regarding their other publications laid in. Bound into the book is an original page from the First edition of 1810. This volume is one of the most important references we have on this subject and it is also wonderful to read. The ... View more info

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Cape Cod - LEC

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Portland Maine, Limited editions club: 1968

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 003214

Condition: Near Fine


This is a beautiful First Edition Thus of Thoreau's great classic 'Cape Cod". It was limited to 1500 copies of which this is number 1454. The book was planned and printed by Fred Anthoensen at the Anthoensen Press in Portland. Main. The book is illustrated with drawings from R.J. Holden and is signed by him on the colophon. The book is in near fine condition with some spotting to the top-edge for a couple of inches out from the spine. There is very slight sunning to the spine of the book. The slipcase shows wear but still looks great. There is some fading and there is a bit of paper scratc... View more info

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Warden, The - Limited Editions Club

By: Trollope, Anthony

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1955

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 000023

Condition: Near Fine


'The Warden' is one of the great classics written by Anthony Trollope. It is a pleasant story about British ecclesiastical life in the time of Queen Victoria. It is a novel of domestic realism and the amiable style of the novel fits the leisurely existence it describes. A wonderful read! This is the centennial edition of The Warden. Only 1500 copies were printed in 1955 of which this is number 946. The book is in beautiful condition with a small pencil point size white spot on the outside extreme of the front board and near the top and a couple of very small and almost invisible spots below th... View more info

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No Future Without Forgiveness

By: Tutu, Desmond

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005176

Condition: New


This book is brand new and in the original publisher's shrink wrap so please forgive the picture. The shrink wrap distorts when it is scanned. The book is personally signed by Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu. When South Africa's changed from the system of apartheid to democracy the work of building a new nation had begun. The new leaders saw That the nation would have to be one of not just legislative concerns but the nation would also have to deal with infrastructure and commercial issues. After years of violence and civil unrest the very soul of the country had been damaged and needed ... View more info

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Eclogues

By: Virgil

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1960

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002749

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful copy containing 10 eclogues of Virgil translated into English by C.S.Calverly and wonderfully illustrated by Vertes. The book is fine and the slipcase shows shelfwear with light soiling. Of 1500 copies printed this is #1201 and it is signed by Vertes on the colophon page. A sumptuous edition. The Limited Editions Club was founded in 1929. It was the creation of George Macy. Its purpose was to create very high quality versions of the classics that were also illustrated by the finest contemporary artists. All Limited Edition Club books are hand signed by the illustrators with a short d... View more info

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Slapstick: Or Lonesome No More

By: Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005426

Condition: Fine


Slapstick: Or Lonesome No More is often cited as being one of the finest novels of the twentieth century. Vonnegut's incredible gift for finding the farcical in even the most horrific situation is on full display here. This is the true First Edition and First Printing of this classic. The novel irreverently tackles the pain of human loneliness, mocks organized religion, and boldly criticizes marriage, love, patriotism, and the ruling class system. Truly, Vonnegut is the master of dark comedy! This volume is in Fine condition and very collectible as a Kurt Vonnegut True First. The book is bound... View more info

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Banker to the Poor

By: Yunus, Muhammad

Price: $149.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006282

Condition: New


This As-New Signed volume is still in the original publisher's Shrinkwrap. Anything that appears as markings or defects on the photo are only the result of scanning through the Shrinkwrap. The book is perfect.. Muhammad Yunus is a bona fide visionary. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006. His dream is the total eradication of poverty from the world. In 1983, against the advice of banking and government officials, Yunus established a bank (Grameen) devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with minuscule loans. The bank now provides over 2.5 billion dollars of micro-loans to more than two ... View more info