Category: Signed Books


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Image for Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton

Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton

By: Burton, Sir Richard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, David McKay, 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inv. #1293. Burton, a British explorer & orientalist, used the pseudonym Haji Abdu El Yezdi, for this work of visionary poetry that he created. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, The black hardcover binding has a splendid image of one of Pogany's illustrations surrounded by a silver border. The Pogany designs are quite erotic and fanciful. Handsome copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Signed by Illustrator View more info

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The Diary of a Young Girl (Het Achterhuis)

By: Frank, Anne (Goldyne, Joseph Illus.)

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: West Hatfield, MA, Pennyroyal Press, 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

#JS-MA. Limited edition. This is #76 of 350 copies. An exquisite edition of Anne Frank's moving diary, bound in full grey Morocco leather, with title ("Het Achterhuis") blindstamped on front and on spine. Published in 1985 by the Pennyroyal Press with Jewish Heritage Publishing. Contains 10 plates by Joseph Goldyne, each with tissue guard. The plates are in several media, including hardground etching, softground etching, aquatint, and dry-point. The text f... View more info

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The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson

By: Hoover, Herbert

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, Toronto, & London, McGraw-Hill, 1958

Edition: Limited Signed Edition

Inv. # 411. 1 volume grey cloth in publisher's slipcase, with stamped signature of Hoover on blue escutcheon on front board. Flat-signed by Hoover on Limitations Page. Stated First Edition. Publisher's original wax paper wrapper present but chipped with some tearing, and discoloration on spine. Publisher's slipcase in good condition, with some shelfwear. This is one of 500 specially-bound and SIGNED copies of the Special Presentation Edition of the Book. Extremely... View more info


By: Sendak, Maurice (Illus.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Frank Hallman, 1974

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Inv. #1452F. Grey-Blue softcover. No. 20 of 326 copies. "Fortunia. A Tale by Mme. D'Aulnoy, Translated and adapted by Richard Schaubeck. Pictures by Maurice Sendak." Published in an edition of 326 copies -- 26 (lettered A-Z) of which were reserved for the artist, translator, and publisher -- designed by Ronald Gordon & printed at the Meridian Gravure Company. All copies signed by the artist and the translator. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10&#... View more info

The Moon Lady

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $225.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan, 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inv. #1452E. Red cloth boards with Chinese Characters and Moon Lady cartouche gold-stamped on front. Title gold-stamped on spine. Green endpapers. Illustrated Dust Jacket. Stated First Edition, First Printing. Signed on half-title "For Sandy and Walt; Magic Moon Wishes," by Amy Tan and Gretchen Schields, with Tan's wood-block chop present. The book is a story told by Nai-nai to her granddaughters of her outing, as a seven-year-old in China, to see the Moon L... View more info

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

By: Vasari, Giorgio

Price: $850.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1979

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; First Printing

Inv. # 4385A. 3 volumes, dark brown 1/4 morocco over fine cloth, marbled endpapers, in publisher's matching gilt decorated morocco slipcase with brown silk ribbon. Translated from the 1568 (2d) edition by Gaston DuC. de Vere. Introduction by Sir Kenneth Clark. Number 769 of 1000 copies, with Clark's signature on Limitations Page. Numerous tipped-in full color plates and b/w illustrations, selected and annotated by Michael Sonino. Gilt lettering and decorations; fron... View more info