R & M GERBER BOOKS
SIGNED FIRST EDITIONS

 


SIGNED FIRST EDITIONS

LAST UPDATED OCTOBER 16, 2017

NOTE:  Most of our books are available from Alibris (http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore) and/or Amazon (for titles published after 1970).  

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Literature/Criticism, Biography/Autobiography, History/Public Affairs/Philosophy, Miscellaneous

 

Signed later printings are so identified.  The titles below may be purchased directly from us or online at http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com.  There are a number of signed lists on our Web pages (Native American, Modern Poetry, etc.)  Please check often as the list is updated frequently.  Items that are new within a week of the last update are indicated NEW

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Literature/Criticism/Bibliographies

Alexie, Sherman.  Blasphemy.  New and Selected Stories.  New York:  Grove Press, 2012.  New.  Unread.  Signed on the title page, NYC, 10/15/12.  (ID:  6078; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00 

Alexie, Shermon. Dangerous AstronomyBoise, Idaho:  Limberlost Press, 2005.  Letterpress printed limited edition of 850 copies, 100 of which were bound in cloth and boards numbered and signed by the poet.   This copy is one of the unsigned 750 issued in wrappers. Signed by Alexie on October 15, 2012, in New York City.  Fine. (ID: 5927; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $125.00  

*Binoche, Juliette.  Portraits In-Eyes.  Paris:  Editions Place des Victoires, 2009.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper. Actor Juliette Binoche's beautiful oversize book of her paintings and poems (in French and English).  Signed by Ms. Binoche in New York City, September 11, 2009. (ID: 5362*) $100.00    SOLD  

[Bishop, Elizabeth]  MacMahon, Candace W.  Elizabeth Bishop.  A Bibliography, 1927-1979. Charlottesville, VA:  University of Press of Virginia, 1980.  Published for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.  Fine hard cover in near fine to fine dust wrapper with slightest of soiling  and edge wear.  Inscribed and signed (as "Candy") to Harold [Leeds] and Wheaton [Galantine].  (Item ID:  5600; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00 

Colum, Padraic.  A Half-Day’s Ride.  New York:  Macmillan, 1932.  Inscribed on FFEP.  Lacks dust wrapper.  Underlining.  Covers slightly worn.  (Item ID:   2195; HP#191; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $40.00 

Colum, Padraic.  Wild Earth and Other Poems.  New York:  Holt, 1916.  Inscribed to publisher.  Spotted cover with bumped spine edges.  (Item ID:  2202; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00 

Culler, Jonathan.  On Deconstruction.  Theory and Criticism after Structuralism.  Ithaca:  Cornell University Press, 1982.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Inscribed and signed on ffep.  (Item ID: 5527; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $40.00  

Delanty, GregCollected Poems 1986-2006.   Manchester [UK]:  Carcanet Press Limited,  2006.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Plus one-page laid in with the poem “Monarch Butterfly,” printed on card stock, with changes and a personal note by Delanty, signed twice. ($15.60)  (ID: 6107; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

De Waal, EdmundThe Hare with Amber Eyes:  a Hidden Inheritance.  New York:  Picador, 2010.  As new soft cover.  Signed by the author on the title page. (ID:  241)  $30.00  SOLD

Donnelly, Dorothy.  Trio in a Mirror.  Tucson:  University of Arizona Press, 1960.  Fine volume in imprinted Mylar dust wrapper with closed tears.  Signed and inscribed.  (ID: 8590; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00  

Ferguson, Harvey.  Wolf Song.  New York/London:  Knopf, 1927.  Deluxe Limited Edition.  Leather bound by Zimmerman (Weisbaden), #11 of 100.  Signed by the author.  "First and second printings before publication" stated.  Spine faded and frayed at head and toe.  Slight stain to lower 1/2" inch of covers. Tips a bit worn.  Bound in beautiful light green leather, gilt title to spine, gilt design to spine and covers, gilt and red and black floral device on front.  A very good plus copy.  Extremely scarce issue of what some have called the finest novel of the American West.  Story of a mountain man, Sam Lash, loosely based on the Kit Carson story.  Made into a 1929 Paramount silent film starring Gary Cooper, who appears nude in a river bathing scene.  Considered Ferguson's best novel. (Item ID: 9028K; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $225.00

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.  Open Eye, Open Heart.  New York:  New Directions, 1973.  [ISBN: 0811204898] Inscribed and signed by Ferlinghetti on the half-title. Very good soft cover with wear around cover edges, spine ends and crimped tips; interiors clean and tight.  Fifty-eight poems including “At Kenneth Rexroth’s,” “A Giacometti Summer,” “Pound at Spoleto,” Where Is Vietnam,” two Big Sur poems, among others. In plastic sleeve. (ID: 10K273; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $40.00  NEW

Franzen, Jonathan.  Freedom.  A Novel.  New York:  Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2010.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Signed.    (Item ID:  5528; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $70.00 

*Frost, Robert.  Collected Poems.  New York:  Henry Holt and Company, 1939.  First Trade Edition.  Signed by Frost on second  prelim.  Unopened. Very good plus, lacking dust wrapper.  Slight soiling to spine and rub to spine label.  (ID: 117-G100) $450.00 SOLD

Gogarty, Oliver St. John.  As I Was Going Down Sackville Street.  New York:  Reynal & Hitchcock, 1937.  Third Printing.  Near fine in edge worn dust wrapper.  Inscribed on FFEP.  (Item ID:  2198; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $175.00 

Gogarty, Oliver St. John.  Elbow Room.  New York:  Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942.  Signed.  A correction in Gogarty's hand appears on page 30.  Very good plus.  Lacks dust jacket, spine ends worn.   (Item ID:  2197; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $60.00 

Goodall, Jane Van Lawick.  In the Shadow of Man.   Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971.  Photographs by Hugo Van Lawick.  Signed.  Near fine hard cover with spine ends lightly bumped.  Gilt bright on front cover.  Dust wrapper has chips and closed tears (1-1/2” chip at upper front corner), especially top of spine, but fair to fair plus.  Photo of Ms. Goodall signing laid in.  In protective Mylar.  (ID: 8025; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $100.00  

*Greenblatt, Stephen.  Learning to Curse.  Essays in Early Modern Culture.  New York:  Routledge, 1990. As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Signed.  (Item ID: 5548;http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $65.00  

*Greenblatt, Stephen.  Marvelous Possessions.  The Wonder of the New World.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1991.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper. Signed.   (Item ID: 5549;) (check back  $70;00  SOLD Alibris

*Greenblatt, Stephen.  Renaissance Self-Fashioning.  From More to Shakespeare. Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1980.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper is lightly faded (more so on spine), tiny bit of tip and edge wear, otherwise very good plus to near fine.  Scarce.  (Item ID: 5993*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $135.00   

*Greenblatt, Stephen.  Will in the World.  How Shakespeare became Shakespeare.  New York:  W. W. Norton, 2004.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper. Signed.  (Item ID: 5551; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00

Hall, Donald.  Life Work Boston:  Beacon Press, 1993.  First/First.  Inscribed, dated, signed on the title page.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper, in protective plastic.  (ID: 906; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00 

Hall, Donald.  Seasons at Eagle Pond.  New York:  Ticknor & Fields, 1987.  As new in as new slipcase.  Inscribed.  (Item ID:  2203; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $60.00 

Harjo, Joy.  *The Good Luck Cat.  San Diego:  Harcourt, Inc., 2000.  Illustrated by Paul Lee.  Second Printing.  Fine hard cover in dust wrapper with tiniest bit of edge and spine tip wear.  Inscribed ("For good luck") and signed by Harjo on the title page.  (ID: 6069; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00  

Higgins, Mary Rising.  )cliff TIDES((.  San Diego:  Singing Horse, 2005. [ISBN:  09351623130] Fine soft cover.  Signed and dated.  Postcard laid in.  (ID: 8591; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

Huxley, Aldous.  Limbo.  New York:  Doran, 1920.  Second Impression.  Inscribed on FFEP.  Very good in worn covers.  Small Brentano’s sticker and owner’s bookplate on front pastedown.  Chipped spine label.  (Item ID:  2210; HP#208  $80.00  NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

*Kauffman, Hattie.  Falling into Place.  A Memoir of Overcoming Grand Rapids, Michigan:  Baker Books, 2013.  Signed by the author.  As new in as new dust wrapper.  (ID: 6297) $30.00 

Kennedy, Caroline.  The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis New York:  Hyperion, 2001.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  Inscribed and signed on title page.  Bleed on copyright page from felt-tip pen used for signing. (ID: 6045*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $95.00

Kumin, Maxine.  In Deep.  Country Essays.  New York:  Viking, 1987.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper. Inscribed and signed.  A copy of Kumin's New York Times Op-Ed piece on mud season laid in.  (Item ID: 5520; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $60.00 

Lawrence, D. H.  See Nin, Anaïs, below.

Lispector, Clarice.  See Moser, Benjamin, below.

Merrill, James.  A Different Person.  A Memoir.  New York:  Knopf, 1993.  A pristine copy, signed by James Merrill on the title page.  Beautiful volume.  (Item ID:  5364*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $180.00

Merrill, James.  A Different Person.  A Memoir.  New York:  Knopf, 1993.  Hard cover, fine; dust jacket price clipped, but otherwise fine.  Inscribed, dated, and signed by the poet.  (Item ID:  9003*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $130.00 

Merrill, James. Ideas, Etc.  Brooklyn, NY:  Jordan Davies, 1980.  No. 84 of 200 signed and numbered copies.   Fine, in rose-colored wrappers, as issued.  In protective Mylar sleeve.  (10K206; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00  NEW

 Merrill, James.  From the First Nine.  Poems 1946-1976.  New York:  Atheneum, 1984. 3rd printing.  Hard cover, fine; dust jacket tiniest bit of wear to spine top and bottom, otherwise fine.  Signed by the poet on the title page.  (Item ID: 9004*)  $150.00  SOLD  3/9/16

Merrill, James.  From the First Nine.  Poems 1946-1976.  New York:  Atheneum, 1984.  Soft cover, as new. Signed by the poet in magenta ink on the title page. (Item ID:  5427*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $125.00  

Merrill, James.  The Image Maker.  A Play in One Act.  [New York] Sea Cliff Press, 1986. Hard cover, fine, Mylar-protected. No dust jacket, as issued.  Signed by the poet.  One of 220 copies, of which this is out of sequence, lettered B/P.  Laid is is a tri-fold promotional piece from Sea Cliff Press advertising the book, with an excerpt on one leaf.  (Item ID:  9018*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $185.00 

*Merrill, James.  Late Settings.  New York:  /Atheneum, 1985.  First Edition. [ISBN: 0689115725] Fine hard cover in fine, Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  A beautiful, bright association copy warmly inscribed, signed (“James Merrill”) and dated on the half-title to American-Canadian composer and violinist Malcolm Goldstein (1936-   ). The inscription notes that the book was signed “in this gorgeous setting….Hildene”  [Robert Todd Lincoln’s summer home, in Manchester, Vermont] in June 1985, the year of its publication.  (ID: 6500; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $125.00  NEW

*Merrill, James.  Late Settings.  New York:  Atheneum, 1985. [ISBN: 0689115725]  First Edition. Near fine hard cover with foxing to fore-ege.  Near fine, Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  Signed twice. An association copy warmly inscribed, signed (“Jimmy”) to family friend Charles Crawford.  Dated 1985, the year of its publication. Also signed (“James Merrill”) on the title page. (ID: 6146; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alirisstore.com)  $90.00

Merrill, James.  Marbled Paper.  Riverside, CA:  Rara Avis Press, Spring 1982.  Printed for Charles Seluzicki Fine Books, Salem Oregon.  Edition of 200 copies.  Illustrations taken from photographs of funeral masks unearthed by Heinrich Schliemann at Mycenae.  Printed on Strathmore, Fabrianao, and Twinrocker Chaney.  Signed.  (Item ID:  9053*; http://www.rmgerberboks.alibrisstore.com)  $185.00 

Merrill, James.  Mirabell:  Books of Number.  New York:  Atheneum, 1978.  Fine volume.  Crease on front flap, otherwise fine dust jacket.  Signed by the poet on the title page. (Item ID: 5400; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $200.00 

Merrill, James.  Scripts for the Pageant New York:  Atheneum, 1980.  Hard cover, fine.  Dust jacket:  Some wrinkling back cover, in Mylar, near fine.  Signed by Merrill on title page.  (Item ID:  5368; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $125.00.  

Merrill, JamesSouvenirs.  New York:  Nadja, 1984.  Fine copy. First edition, quarto, in apple green wrappers, as issued.  In protective Mylar and hard plastic sleeve.  Number 106 of 200 signed copies (226 printed).  Signed on the limitation page by Merrill. (Item ID:  5655; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $130.00 

Moore, George.  Conversations in Ebury Street.  Limited Edition.  Number 962 of 1000.  Signed.  London:  William Heinemann, 1924.  Good.  Outer spine hinges starting, boards faded, tanned; spine chips bottom, worn top.  Small bookplate front pastedown, edges worn.  Internals tight, clean, and neat.  (Item ID:  1061; HP#199; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

Moore, George. Rosas.  New York:  Macmillan, 1918.  Signed Limited Edition, Number 345 of 750. Hard cover:   Owner’s signature, date, notation that this is an autograph edition.  Corners slightly rubbed, otherwise near fine.  Mylar protected dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  1097K; HP 200; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

Moore, George.  The Making of an Immortal:  A Play in One Act.  New York:  Bowling Green Press,  1927.  Number 824 of 1240.  Signed.  Near fine with bump to spine bottom.  In Mylar.  (Item ID:  2201K; HP#197; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

Moser, Benjamin.  Why This World.  A Biography of Clarice Lispector.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2009.  First Edition, Second Printing.  Signed.  As new volume in similar dust wrapper with small square of sticker residue to back cover.  (ID: 10K231; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $60.00  NEW

Muldoon, Paul.  The Annals of Chile.  New York:  Farrar Straus Girous, 1994.  As New in as new dust wrapper.  In Mylar.  Signed on title page.  (Item ID:  5603; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $50.00

Muldoon, Paul.  Horse Latitudes.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.  As new soft cover, fine except for tiny wrinkle to spine bottom.  Signed.  (Item ID;  5603; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $22.50

Muldoon, Paul.  Maggot.  New York:  Farrar, Straus Giroux, 2010.  As new except for tiny wrinkle to right upper corner of cover and dust wrapper.  Signed on the half title.  (Item ID:  5604; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00 

Nin, Anaïs.  Collages.  Chicago:  The Swallow Press, Inc., 1964.  Signed on the half-title.  Near fine, lightly tanned soft cover.  (ID: 8037; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $150.00 

Nin, Anaïs.  The Diary of Anaïs Nin:  Volume Four 1944-1947.  New York:  Harcourt, 1971.  Stuhlmann, Gunter, Editor. Signed by Nin on ffep.  Fine volume in Mylar-protected dust wrapper with mild wear to spine ends and tip.  (ID: 180; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $195.00  

Nin, Anaïs.  The Four-Chambered Heart.  Denver:  Alan Swallow, 1959.  As new, unopened in as new Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  Signed/Inscribed “For Mort/with my warmest friendship/Anaïs Nin” on ffep.  (ID: 952)  $300.00  SOLD

Nin, Anaïs.  House of Incest.  Chicago:  The Swallow Press, Inc., 1958.  Photomontages by Val Telberg.  Signed on the half-title. Light wear to edges, small crease to lower front and upper rear covers, light tanning to interiors, but otherwise very good plus to near fine.  Appears unread.  (ID:  8038)   $90.00 SOLD

Nin, Anaïs.  Ladders to Fire. New York:  Dutton, 1946.  Engravings by Ian Hugo.  Signed on ffep. First Edition.  Good plus volume with slight musty smell.  Rubbed spine, foxing to top edge.  Front of dust wrapper is detached; chipping to edges and spine ends, otherwise fair plus to good.  Mylar-protected. (ID:  2234) $150.00 SOLD

Nin, Anaïs.  Ladders to Fire.  Denver:  Alan Swallow, 1959.  Signed on ffep.  Fine volume in fine, Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  (ID:  901) $200.00  SOLD

Nin, Anaïs.  Seduction of the Minotaur.  Chicago:  The Swallow Press, Inc., 1971.  Fifth printing.  Originally published 1961.  Afterword by Wayne McEvilly.  Cover photo from original painting by Jean Varda.  Signed on half-title.  Very light tanning, but otherwise fine. (ID:  8039; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00 

Nin, Anaïs.  Solar Barque.  New York:  Edwards Brothers, 1958.  Black and white stiff pictorial wraps, plus five Peter Loomer drawings distributed by Phoenix Bookshop, New York.  Comprising pages 5-59 of Seduction of the Minotaur, one of Nin's five-volume Cities of the Interior "Continuous Novel."  A unique publisher's oversized copy that Nin removed the covers from (or they were never attached) in order to hand write on the inside covers a 200-plus word signed letter to her publisher, Alan Swallow, mentioning her books Seduction, Winter of Artifice, Allen Tate, Karl Shapiro, etc.  Title taken from Egyptian funerary cave with boat discovery Nin read about in newspaper.  She called Solar Barque her most original work, "Greater...invention, very little reality."  Very good plus.  (ID:  8034) $250.00  SOLD

Nin, Anaïs.  A Spy in the House of Love.  Chicago:  The Swallow Press, 1959.  As new, unopened soft cover.  Signed. Full signature to title page. (ID:  953; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $90.00 

Nin, Anaïs.  Unpublished Selections from The Diary.  Athens, Ohio:  The Duane Schneider Press, 1968.  Number 36 of 140 numbered copies, signed by the author, of which 125 copies were for sale.  Near fine stiff yellow wrappers, as issued.  (ID: 8033; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $225.00 

Nin, Anaïs.  [Lawrence, D. H.]  [Lawrence, D. H.]  Nin, Anaïs.  D. H. Lawrence.  An Unprofessional Study.  Chicago:  The Swallow Press, 1964.  A Swallow Paperbook. Signed by Nin on ffep. Minor tanning to paper covers. Slight crease lower front cover, andfirst 20-some pages, otherwise near fine.  (ID:  8036; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $90.00

O'Brien, Edna.  Virginia.  A Play.  New York:  Harcourt, 1981.  First American, Second Printing.  Signed by O'Brien.  As new hard cover.  Mylar-protected dust wrapper is price clipped, but o/w as new.  (ID: 8523; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $40.00 

  

Olds, Sharon.  The Father.  Poems.  New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.  Near fine to fine (very small spot on back cover) soft cover.  Inscribed, date, place, signed, with small drawing.  (Item ID:  5605; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $85.00

*Ondaatje, Michael.  The Collected Works of Billy the Kid.  New York:  W. W. Norton, Inc., 1974.  Signed on half-title.   Light sunning to spine, light wear to spine ends, but otherwise near fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper is price clipped, some soiing and a number of closed tears and chips; fair.  In Mylar.  (Item: 5605)  $65.00  $50.00   SOLD  9 6 16 ALIBRIS

Powys, T. F.  The Dewpond.  London:  Elkin Mathews, 1928.  Number 484 of 530.  Signed.  Near fine in near fine Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  Bookplate on front pastedown, label on flap.  (Item ID:  2211; HP206; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $60.00 

Sackville-West, Vita.  The Heir.  New York:  Doran, 1922.  Inscribed by Sackville-West’s grandson, Adam Nicolson.  Near fine, lacking dust jacket.  Crease to front cover, bumps to spine end.  (Item ID:  2205; HP#203; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00

Sackville-West, Vita.  See Nicholson, History/Public Affairs/Philosophy, below.

Simpson, Louis.  Searching for the Ox.  New Poems and a Preface.  New York:  William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1976.  Signed.  As new volume in dust wrapper with ¼” closed tear to top.  Mylar protected.  (ID: 10K208; http://www.rmgerberbooksalibrisstore.com)  $50.00  NEW

Stephens, James.  Collected Poems.  London:  Macmillan, 1926.  One of 500 large paper copies, signed.  Very good with wear to tips and bottom edge.  Endpapers lightly foxed.  (ID: 804) $150.00  SOLD  dealer 7 14 17

Stephens, James. Etched in Moonlight.  New York:  Macmillan, 1928.  Signed.  Number 747-750 Limited Edition.  Near fine hard cover with tiny tear to spine tip; very good plus slipcase, tips and edges worn.  (ID:  3131) $100.00  SOLD . dealer 7 14 17

Stephens, James.  The Hill of Visions.  Dublin:  Maunsel, 1912.  First Irish Edition.  Signed.  Endpapers slightly foxed, covers rubbed, spine ends slightly bumped and worn.  Gilt on spine bright.  T.E.G. (Item ID:  2200)  $100.00  SOLD dealer 7 14 17

Stephens, James.  Julia Elizabeth:  A Comedy in One Act.  New York:  Crosby Gaige, 1929.  Unnumbered  1 of 861 Limited Signed by Stephens.  Decorated brown cloth boards with fade to edges and small chips to tips and bottom edge.  (ID: 204)  $60.00 SOLD dealer 7 14 17

Stephens, James.  Julia Elizabeth.  A Comedy in One Act.  New York:  Crosby Gage, 1920.  One of 600 signed by Stephens.   Boards a bit faded at edges, bump to front & back lower tips, o/w near fine. In protective Mylar. (ID: 917-100; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00 NEW

Stephens, James.  The Outcast.  London:  Faber, 1929.  Signed.  Number 450 of 500.  Limited Edition.  Spine strip missing, yet volume tight to covers.  Tips a bit worn and 1” fade to upper covers, otherwise good plus.  No dust wrapper, as issued. (ID:  3132; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $35.00

Stephens, James.  Reincarnations.  London:  Macmillan, 1918.  Good in good dust jacket.  Inscribed and signed.  Uncut, front hinge starting.  Dust wrapper darkened, edge/spine chipped, stain to rear.  In Mylar.  (ID: 530; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $110.00  SOLD  dealer 7 14 17

Thompson, Kay.  Eloise.  New  York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.  Drawings by Hillary Knight.  Fortieth Anniversary Edition. Thirty-fifth Printing.  [ISBN:  067122350X]  Signed and Inscribed (by Hillary Knight):  “Merry Christmas from Hillary Knight and me, Eloise!”  Fine volume  in fine dust wrapper.  (ID: 8704; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $70.00 

Tóibín, Colm.  Brooklyn.  New York:  Scribner, 2009.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Signed. (Item ID:  5606; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) (above, photo of signature on title page) Toíbín's novel on which the film, nominated for awards in several Oscar categories, was based.  $65.00 

Tóibín, Colm.  The Empty Family.  Stories.  New York:  Scribner, 2011.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Signed.  (Item ID:  5607; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

Tóibín, Colm.  The Master.  New York:  Scribner, 2004.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  Signed. (Item ID:  5608; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $45.00

Tóibín, Colm.  Mothers and Sons. New York:  Scribner, 2007.  Fine hard cover in near fine to fine dust wrapper with slightest of edge and tip wear.  Signed in blue ink (slight bleed to verso).  (Item ID:  5610; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00  

Woolf, Virginia.  Orlando.  New York:  Crosby Gage, 1928.  Gilt cloth T.E.G.  First Edition, preceding UK Trade Edition. Signed by Woolf in purple ink of verso of half-title page.  Near fine, tight, clean copy showing slight, small label removal residue to front pastedown and offsetting to ffep.  Covers evidence slight glossy appearance, but all gilt lettering and decorative elements bright and clear. Most minimal of spine ends and tips wear.  In all, a lovely, unopened copy in matching custom cloth gilt-labeled slipcase.  (ID: 4049*) $2,500.00    SOLD  

Wright, Charles.  Scar Tissue.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.  Uncorrected Proof.  Near fine to fine, in wrappers, as issued.  Scarce.  Inscribed (appears to be “We sail again, before the flood”) and signed by the Pulitzer-Prize winning poet on title page.  Wright has also won the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle award. (ID: 6089; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com$50.00

Yeats, William Butler.  A Vision.  London:  T. Werner Laurie, January 1926.  One of 600 signed by Yeats.  Near fine volume with slight bump to spine bottom and offsetting to endpapers.  In Mylar-protected dust jacket with old stains to cover, spine a bit darkened, minor chips to ends and tips.  In Fitterer custom matching cloth drop box.  Laid in are a publisher’s prospectus/subscription form and a review by A.E. in Irish Statesman, February 13, 1926, stating that this book has “an air of cold beauty”…and…”may come to be regarded as the greatest of Yeats’ works….as fine as any prose he has ever written. (ID: 8384) $2,000.00   SOLD

 

History/Public Affairs/Philosophy

Anastas, Peter.  Glooskap’s Children.  Encounters with the Penobscot Indians of Maine.  Boston:  Beacon Press, 1973.  Very lightly tanned pages, but near fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper has some chips and tears at edges and tips, but good plus to very good otherwise. Signed by Anastas in green ink on the half title. (ID:  3049; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $40.00  

Cuomo, Mario M.  Why Lincoln Matters.  Today More Than Ever.  New York:  Harcourt, 2004.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  Signed on half title.  (Item ID: 5528; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.0

Franklin, John Hope, and John Whittington Franklin, Editors.  My Life and An Era.  The Autobiography of Buck Colbert Franklin.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1997.  Fine soft cover.  Signed by John Whittigton Franklin, co-editor and Buck Franklin's grandson, on half-title.  (Item ID:  5536; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

*Kunin, Madeleine M.  Living a Political Life.  New York:  Vintage, 1995.  Soft cover.  Soft spots on lower edges, owner's name/date/place.  Inscribed and signed by former Vermont governor Kunin.  (Item ID: 5516; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

[Lincoln, Abraham]  Kunhardt, Philip B., Jr., Philip B. Kunhardt III, and Peter W. Kunhardt.  With a Foreword by David Herbert Donald.  Lincoln:  An Illustrated Biography.  New York:  Knopf, 1992.  Inscribed and signed by all three authors.  Laid in:  newspaper review and signing notice (the latter signed by Kunhardt III). As new.  (Item ID:  2216; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $225.0 

[Lincoln, Abraham]  Kunhardt, Philip B. III, Peter W. Kunhardt, and Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr.  Lincoln Life Size. New York:  Knopf, 2009.  Signed by all three authors.  As new.  (Item ID:  2216)   $175.00 SOLD Alibris 7 31 17

Patrick, Anne.  Liberating Conscience.  New York:  Continuum Press, [date]  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Inscribed, dated, and signed by the author.  (Item ID:  5515; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00

*Pelosi, NancyKnow Your Power.  A Message to America’s Daughters.  New York:  Doubleday, 2008.  With Amy Hill Hearth.  SIGNED and inscribed by former Speaker Pelosi on the title page.  Sharpie pen ink bleed to copyright page, otherwise fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  (ID: 6300) $30.00  

Philbrick, Nathaniel.  Mayflower.  New York:  Penguin, 2006.  Soft cover.  New.  (Item ID:  2206; http:/www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00  

Philbrick, Nathaniel.  Mayflower.  New York:  Penguin, 2006.  Soft cover.  Signed.  New.  (Item ID:  2206; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

Rorty, Richard.  Consequences of Pragmatism.  Minneapolis:  University of Minnesota Press, 1982.  Soft cover.  Owner's name/date.  Inscribed and signed by Rorty.  Scarce signed.  (Item ID: 5517)  $50.00 SOLD 10 19 16

[Sackville-West, Vita]  Nicolson, Adam.  Sissinghurst:  An Unfinished History.  New York:  Viking, 2010.  Signed.  New volume in fine dust wrapper. (Item ID:  2204) $60.00    SOLD  

Schappes, Morris U.  Documentary History of the Jews in the United States.   New York:  Citadel, 1952.  Revised edition.  Near fine in chipped dust wrapper with torn spine.  Signed.  (Item ID:  2207; HP205; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00 

Wolfe, Thomas.  The Painted Word.  New York:  Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975.  First edition, first print.  Signed by Wolfe on the ffep. Very good hard cover with fading to edges, particularly front top.  The dust wrapper has 1-1/2" closed tear and light tanning.  (ID: 8018; http://www.rmgerberooks.alibrisstore.com) $95.00 

Cookbooks

Bittman, Mark.  The Best Recipes in the World.  New York:  Broadway, 2005. Signed. 1,000 international dishes.  As new, in similar dust wrapper. (ID: 8504; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $50.00

Bittman, Mark.  The Mini Minimalist:  Simple Recipes for Satisfying Meals.  New York:  Clarkson Potter, 2012. Signed on the box.  Four-volume boxed set, 160 recipes.  As new, opened only for signing.  (ID: 8505; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $35.00 

Bittman, Mark.  How to Cook Everything:  Simple Recipes for Great Food.  Forest City, CA:  IDG, 1998. Signed.  Near fine in similar dust jacket.  (ID: 8506; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $50.00

Bittman, Mark.  How to Cook Everything Vegetarian:  Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food.  Hoboken, NJ:  Wiley, 2007. As new in similar dust wrapper.  (ID: 8507; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $55.00

Bittman, Mark.  Fish:  The Complete Guide to Buying and Cooking.  New York:  Macmillan, 1994.  Signed.  500 recipes.  As new, in similar dust wrapper.  (ID: 8508; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

Bittman, Mark.  How to Cook Everything FAST:  A Better Way to Cook Great Food.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin, 2014. [Signed.  As new in similar dust wrapper.  (ID:  8509; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00

Blahnik, Judith.  Ruth & Skitch Henderson’s Seasons in the Country.  Good Food for Family and Friends.  New York:  Penguin Books, 1990.  First Edition, Second Printing. [ISBN:  0670826049]  Warmly inscribed and signed by bandleader Skitch Henderson and his wife, Ruth, Board President of the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall .  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper. (ID: M917-104; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $20.00  NEW

Biography/Autobiography

Albright, Madeleine.  Prague Winter.  A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948.  New York:  HarperCollins,  2012. Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  Signed on the half-title (Secretary Albright’s preference.  (ID:  6034)  Photo of Secretary Albright speaking at book event tipped in.  $45.00   SOLD

Albright, Madeleine. Prague Winter.  A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948.  New York:  HarperCollins,  2012. Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  Signed on the half-title (Secretary Albright’s preference. (ID:  3038; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.comPhoto of Secretary Albright speaking at Book event tipped in.  $45.00 

Albright, Madeleine.  Read My Pins.  Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box.  NY:  Melcher Media, 2009.  Near fine to fine hard cover, with bit of crimping to some page corners, Notice of signing event taped in.  Inscribed and signed on half title.  (6042; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $80.00 

Astor, Brooke.  Patchwork Child.  Early Memories.  New York:  Random House, 1992.  1993 Edition.  As new.  Inscribed.  Newspaper account of signing laid in.  (Item ID:  2215; HP#212; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $125.00

[Bernstein, Leonard.]  Peyser, Joan. Bernstein:  A Biography. New York:  Beech Tree/Morrow, 1987.  Signed by the author.  As new in as new price-clipped dust wrapper.  (Item ID:  2372; HP343; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $40.00

Cary, Lorene.  Black Ice.  New York:  Vintage, 1992.  Soft cover.  Owner's name/place; pages age tanned, but otherwise fine.  Inscribed, date/place (Concord, NH), and signed by Cary.  Boston Globe article and Pennsylvania college press release on Cary laid in.  (Item ID: 5523*; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $25.00   

Cheever, Mary.  The Changing Landscape:  A History of Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough.  West Kennebunk, Maine:  Phoenix Publishing, 1990.  Inscribed.  Highlighted throughout text, but otherwise near fine.  (Item ID:  2213; HP#210; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com$75.00

Chernow, Ron.  Grant. SOLD 10 16 17

Chernow, Ron.  Titan:  The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.  See Rockefeller, John D., Sr., below.

Cleese, John.  So, Anyway…  New York:  Crown, 2014.  [ISBN:  9780385348249] Signed on the title page.  As new Hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  In protective Mylar.  With photo of Cleese taken at the signing.   (ID: 6415) ($25.20)  $70.00  Amazon Alibris 12/8/14  SOLD

Cleese, John.  So, Anyway…  New York:  Crown, 2014.  [ISBN:  9780385348249] Signed on the title page.  As new hard cover in Mylar-protected as new dust wrapper. Photo of Cleese at signing laid in.  (ID: 8748) $70.00  SOLD

Conway, Jill Ker.  The Road from Coorain.  New York:  Knopf, 1989.  6th Printing.  Fine hard cove, with light tanning to edges.  Dust wrapper is fine.  In plastic cover.  Association copy:  inscribed to Vincent Kinane, dated, place noted (A.A.S.), signed.  (Item ID: 5524; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.00

Conway, Jill Ker.  The Road from Coorain.  New York:  Vintage, 1989.  Soft cover.  Near fine with 2" scratch to front cover.  Inscribed and signed.  Pages lightly panned, price label on back cover.  (Item ID: 5525; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00

Conway, Jill Ker.  True North.  New York:  Knopf, 1994.  Fine hard cover in fine dust wrapper.  Pasted to ffep is a card reading "An Evening with Hill Ker Conway, October 13, 1994.  Smith College Club of Montclair," the card is signed by Conway.   (Item ID:  5526; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $25.00  

[Donovan] Leitch, Donovan. The Autobiography of Donovan:  The Hurdy Gurdy Man.  New York:  St. Martin’s, 2005.  Signed on FFEP.  As new in as new Mylar-protected dust jacket.  (Item ID:  2209)  $180.00 SOLD

Fleetwood, Mick.  Play on:  Now, Then & Fleetwood Mac – The Autobiography.  New York:  Little Brown, 2014.  [ISBN: 9780316403429]  Signed.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  (ID:  8595; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $65.00 

Gershwin, George]  Peyser, Joan.  The Memory of All That:  The Life of George Gershwin.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.  Signed by the author.  As new in as new dust wrapper.  (Item ID: 2373; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $25.0

[Lazarus, Emma] Young, Bette Roth.  Emma Lazarus in Her World.  Life and Letters. New York:  The Jewish Publication Society, 1995.  [iSBN:  0827605161] Foreword by Francine Klagsbrun.  Signed and inscribed by Young on the FFEP.  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper is near fine with small crease on front flap, slightest of wear to spine ends, a bit of fading to upper front/rear covers.  (ID: M817-100.  $24.00

Nash, Graham.  Wild Tales:  A Rock and Roll Life.  New York:  Crown Archetype, 2013.  Signed by Nash on the title page.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  First Edition, first printing.  (ID: 239)  $45.00  SOLD

[Grant, Ulysses S.] . Chernow, Ron.  Grant.  New York:  Penguin Press, 2017.  First Edition, First Printing.  (ISBN:  9781594204876) . Signed by Chernow on the title page.  As new hard cover in as new Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  (ID:1017-105). $70.00 . PHOTO OF COVER ABOVE  SOLD

Rosenblatt, Roger.  Making Toast.  A Family Story.  New York:  HarperCollins, 210.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Signed on half title.   (Item ID:  5528; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $45.00

[Rockefeller, John D., Sr.] Chernow, Ron.  Titan:  The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.  New York:  Random House, 1998.  First Edition, Seventh Printing.  (ISBN:  0679438084) .  Signed by Chernow on the title page.  As new hardcover in as new Mylar-protected dust wrapper.  (ID: 1017-103; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) . $45.00 NEW

Rosselini, Isabella.  Some of Me.  Ne York:  Random House, 1997.  Second Printing.   Signed.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper. (Item ID:  2410;HP273; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $40.00 

Miscellaneous
 
Blahnik, Judith. Ruth and Skitch Henderson’s Christmas in the Country.  New York:  Viking, 1983.  Inscribed by Ruth Henderson.  As new.  (Item ID:  2214; HP#211; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $20.00
 
Buckberg, Karl, Cullinnan, Nicholas, Hauptman, Jodi, & Scota, Nicholas, Editors.  Henri Matisse:  The Cut-Outs.  New York:  Museum of Modern Art, 2014. [ISBN:  9780870709159] Signed by Culinan.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper, 250 color photos.   (ID: 8596; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $75.00
 
Buckland, Gail.  Who Shot Rock & Roll.  A Photographic History.  1955 to the Present.   New York:  Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.  [ISBN:  9780307270160]  First Edition.  Signed by photographer David Godlis (photo of Patti Smith, 1976, p. 79).  Fine hard cover.  Dust wrapper is near fine with bit of wear to lower edge.  In Mylar. Oversize.  (ID:  10K187; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $50.00
 
 
Buckland, Gail.  Who Shot Rock and Roll:  A Photographic History 1955-Present.  New York:  Knopf, 2009.  As new in as new dust wrapper.  Signed by author (Buckland), plus photographers:  Bob Gruen (NYC photos of John Lennon); David Godlis (Patti Smith at CBGB).  New York Times review laid in.  (Item ID:  2413) $200.00  SOLD
  
 
Dell, Jake.  Katz’s.  Autobiography of a Delicatessen.  New York:  Bauer and Dean/Glenn Horowitz, 2013.  Photographs by Baldomero Fernandez.  Signed by Dell, Fernandez, and Horowitz.  As new soft cover. (ID: 238; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $75.00
 
Kosuth, Joseph.  Art After Philosophy and After:  Collected Writings, 1966-1990.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT, 1991.  [ISBN:  026211578] Signed, inscribed and dated by Kosuth on title page.  With photo of the author.  Key text in the philosophy of art.   As new in similar dust jacket, protected in Mylar. (ID:  8989)    $175.00  SOLD  11 12 16 Alibris

[Kosuth, Joseph]  Freedberg, David.  The Play of the Unmentionable.  An Installation by Joseph Kosuth at the Brooklyn Museum.   New York:  New Press/Norton, 1992.  [ISBN: 1565840046]  As new in similar dust jacket.  Signed, inscribed and dated by Kosuth on ffep, with photo of the artist. Controversial exhibit of “obscene” works of art. (ID: 8990; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com) $75.00

Light, Richard J.  Making the Most of College.  Cambridge:  Harvard University Press, 2001.  7th Printing. As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Inscribed and signed by the author.  (Item ID:  5518; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $40.00

Mann, Judy.  The Difference.  Growing Up Female in America.  New York:  Warner Books, 1994.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  Price sticker on back cover.  Inscribed to owner, dated, signed on ffep.  (Item ID:  5511; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $55.00

Pinker, Steven.  The Language Instinct:  How the Mind Creates Language.  New York:  HarperCollins, 1995.  [ISBN:  0060976519] Signed by Pinker.  Near fine soft cover, pages a bit toned.  (ID:  8518; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $30.00 

Pinker, Steven.  The Sense of Style:  The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing.  New York:  Viking, 2014.  [ISBN:  9780670025855]  Signed by Pinker.  As new hard cover in as new dust wrapper.  (ID:  8522)  $60.00  SOLD 1/28/16
 

Oldenburg, Claes.  Strange Eggs:  Poems and Cutouts 1956-58.  Houston:  The Menil Collection, 2014.  [ISBN: 9780300197853] Signed (in pencil) by Oldenburg. As new, without dust wrapper, as issued.  (ID: 8708; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)   $85.00  

[Oldenburg, Claes] Hochdorfer, Achim, Editor.  Oldenburg:  The Sixties.  New York:  Prestel, 2012.  [ISBN:  9783791352053] Signed by Oldenburg. (NOTE: Oldenburg signed in pencil.)  As new in Mylar-protected fine dust wrapper.  (ID: 8705; http://www.rmgerberbooks.alibrisstore.com)  $200.00  

 

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