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FEYNMAN, Richard. Relativistic Cut-Off for Quantum Electrodynamics,
Lancaster, PA and New York : 1948First edition of Feynman's very first paper on quantum electrodynamics, in which he proposed a mechanism (the 'cut-off') for removing the divergences which had plagued the theory since its development by Dirac. This paper pre-dates his work on Feynman diagrams, which was not published until the following year. This issue also contains the competing... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 83253
FREUD, Sigmund. Die Traumdeutung.
Leipzig & Vienna : 1900 First edition of Freud's greatest single work, The Interpretation of Dreams, one of only 600 copies printed; very rare in the original wrappers. "Die Traumdeutung contains Freud's general theory of the psyche, which he had developed during the past decade. Using his refined understanding of the operation of the unconscious, Freud interpreted dreams... Learn More£50,000.00
Stock Code: 131686
FISHER, Irving. 100% Money.
New York : 1936Second edition, first published the previous year, here extensively revised following the passing of the Omnibus Banking Act of 1935. 100 Money was Fisher's proposal to eliminate economic fluctuations by requiring that demand deposits be backed by a corresponding amount of cash, an idea which had its roots in the work of Walras, Mises, and the Chicago... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 97128
FAWCETT, Henry. Pauperism: its Causes and Remedies.
London : 1871First edition. This work is based upon a course of lectures that economist Henry Fawcett (1833-1884), husband of suffragist Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929), delivered at Cambridge in 1870 to raise the issue of poverty and the poor law system. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 124087
FAULKNER, William. Pylon.
New York : 1935First edition, first printing, in uncommonly bright condition. Faulkner began work on what would become Pylon as soon as he returned from a trip to New Orleans to see the Pan-American air races two months after he received his pilot's license. The novel reflects "all the enthusiasm and fascination for aeronautica of the newly-fledged pilot"... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 143250
FRIEDMAN, Milton. Essays in Positive Economics.
Chicago : 1953First edition, first printing, and an exceptionally nice copy. This collection of Friedman's papers, published in the late 1940s and early 1950s, including Friedman's famous titular essay laying out his methodological approach, which has been called "the most influential work of economic methodology of this century" (Hausman, p. 180).
"Friedman... Learn More£5,250.00
Stock Code: 140766
(FLEMING, Ian.) Original advertising artwork for Moonraker.
[New York : 1955]The original advertising design for the first US edition of Fleming's Moonraker, published in September 1955. The design, prepared by Macmillan's studios, shows a spirit bottle with the catch line "Feeling listless? Jaded? Fed up? Stop at your local bookshop for a dose of Moonraker", as well as a quote from Raymond Chandler describing the work as "forceful... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 108585
FIELDING, Henry. Amelia.
London : 1752First edition of Fielding's last novel, published 19 December 1751: though primarily the story of a troubled marriage, Amelia may also be considered the first novel of social protest and reform in English. Fielding also showed interest in the debate on female intelligence and education in the novel, through the prodigious Virgil-quoting figure of Mrs... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 90453
FAULKNER, William. Pylon.
New York : 1935First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author and Phoebe Omlie, who inspired one of the characters in the novel on the front free endpaper, "To a little 'big girl' in the south from Phoebe Omlie signed in her own hand and William Faulkner. Miss Stella Aiken. Oxford, Miss, April 29, 1935". Phoebe Omlie was a female aviation... Learn More£9,750.00
Stock Code: 124226
FRIEDMAN, Milton. Essays in Positive Economics.
Chicago : 1953First edition, first printing, of this collection of Friedman's papers published in the late 1940s and early 1950s, including Friedman's famous titular essay laying out his methodological approach, which has been called "the most influential work of economic methodology of this century" (Hausman, p. 180). "Friedman argued that economists were spending... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 141192
FORSTER, E. M. Abinger Harvest.
London : 1936First edition, second impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title "For E. K. Brown from E. M. Forster, June 4th 1947". Brown's annotations appear throughout the text. Edward Killoran Brown (1905-51) was a prominant Canadian literature professor who taught at the University of Toronto, and later Cornell and the University of Chicago. He edited... Learn More£700.00
Stock Code: 60250
FLEMING, Ian. Live and Let Die.
London : 1954First edition, first impression, in the first issue jacket without the design credit slug to the front flap. The earliest dust jackets issued made no mention of Kenneth Lewis and at some point the need was recognised to credit his work. A stamp was made and as a stopgap existing jackets were overstamped beneath the blurb on the front flap. This slightly... Learn More£16,500.00
Stock Code: 98869
FIELD, Alice Withrow. Poems.
London : 1932First edition, number 35 of 250 copies only, of this attractively produced and illustrated collection of poems. Alice Withrow Field (1909-1960) was a sex researcher, criminologist, and social scientist, whose seminal work Protection of Women and Children in Soviet Russia was also published in 1932. This edition is now uncommon and has been traced at... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 139595
FAULKNER, William. Light in August.
New York : 1932First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his close childhood friend on the front free endpaper, "For Myrtle Ramey, Oxford Miss 30 May 1934, William Faulkner". Myrtle Ramey and Faulkner met in third grade of Oxford Graded Public School. Faulkner skipped second grade at the age of eight and joined Ramey's class in September... Learn More£50,000.00
Stock Code: 131629
(FRANK, Robert.) BURGER-UTZER, Brigitta, & Stefan Grissemann (ed.) Frank Films.
Zurich : 2003First edition, first impression of this introduction to Frank's film work. Signed by Frank on the half title. Published on the occasion of the Diagonal Special "Robert Frank - Retrospektive der Filme und Videos", which was shown between 11 and 21 September 2003 as part of Graz Cultural Capital 2003. Learn More£1,375.00
Stock Code: 106182
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Typed letter signed ("Scott" in ink) to Gilbert Seldes.
Baltimore : 1934Seldes gave Tender Is the Night a rave review in the New York Evening Journal on the day of publication, 12 April 1934. Fitzgerald writes two weeks later to thank him: " I never had any doubt after the weeks and months of half-sleepless work on the thing that it had some special merit and value but it is so nice to see an appreciation of it so early... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 124321
FRITH, Francis. Sinai and Palestine.
London : Volume I of the second, enlarged edition of the work originally published in two volumes in 1859. "The prints in this edition are of a much stronger quality than those in the first edition having been gold-toned" (Gernsheim). The complete set of this publication comprises four volumes each with 37 mounted photographs. However the parts were available... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 59138
FLEMING, Ian. Casino Royale.
London : 1953First edition, first impression, in the first issue dust jacket, presentation copy, inscribed by the author, "To Tony, Read & Burn, Ian".
This is a wonderful association copy: the recipient was his friend Anthony Kemsley (later to become Sir Anthony Berry), the son of Viscount Kemsley, a significant figure in Fleming's life. Kemsley, owner of... Learn More£95,000.00
Stock Code: 142545
FASHION. Parfums Lucien Lelong.
Paris : 1949First edition of this notably rare spectacular promotional brochure for Lelong's fragrances, with no other copies traced. Largely forgotten today, apart from amongst the couture cognoscenti, Lelong (18891958) was enormously influential.
After the First World War Lelong took charge of his parents' small fashion house, which was noted for its espousal... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 95082
FREUD, Sigmund. Signed photograph.
[London : 1938]Freud reads the manuscript of Moses and Monotheism. A superb signed photograph of Freud at work taken by the Austrian-British psychoanalyst Wilhelm Hoffer (1897-1967), depicting Freud seated at his desk in London.
Freud had begun working on his Moses book in 1934 and partly published it in German in 1937. He arrived in London on 6 June 1938,... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 132013
FORSTER, E. M. Alexandria: A History and A Guide.
Alexandria : 1922First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Forster "AJB, from the author" on the front free endpaper, and with the ownership inscription of the recipient, A. J. Butler, on the front board. This is Oxford historian Alfred Joshua Butler (1850-1936), whose work The Arab Conquest of Egypt (1902) Forster cites as his main source for the period, and describes... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 112539
FLEMING, Ian. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
London : 2014First edition thus, one of 50 deluxe issue copies, numbered by the artist, this being number 140. Included with the three text volumes are two prints, signed and numbered 40 of 50 by Burningham. The deluxe edition was numbered 101-150; a further 100 trade copies, numbered 1-100, were also issued. This edition is a facsimile of the first edition, published... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 134332
FORD, Ford Madox [formerly Ford Hermann Hueffer]. No More Parades.
London : 1925First edition, first impression of the second book in Ford's four-part masterwork, which was only issued together under the title Parade's End in 1950, by Knopf. An exceptionally fresh copy, in the scarce dust jacket. Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 106625
CHICAGO WOOLEN MILLS CO. Saleman's Fabric Sample Case.
Chicago : 1929A remarkable fabric sample case for the Chicago Woolen Mills Company featuring over 120 swatches, each with a paper label with detailed descriptions of composition and pattern, and an accompanying catalogue entitled "What Well Dressed Men Will Wear: Autumn/Winter 1929-1930".
In 1922 W. P. Rogovsky, a tailor, was running the company under the... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 83107
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Typed letter signed ("Scott" in pencil) to Gilbert Seldes in New York.
1934A fine and longish letter in which Fitzgerald discusses Seldes's edition of Ring Lardner, a possible evening of one-act plays, and reviews of Tender Is the Night: "Just read the Lardner collection First and Last. At first I was disappointed because I had expected there would be enough stuff for an omnibus and I still feel that it could have stood more... Learn More£10,000.00
Stock Code: 44748
FLEMING, Ian; BURNINGHAM, John (illus.) Three Chitty Chitty Bang Bang lithographs.
[London : 2014]Three lithographs signed and numbered by John Burningham, each number 8 of 15. The prints are from a limited run of lithographs produced alongside the Queen Anne Press's deluxe edition of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang published in 2014. The deluxe edition, for which Burningham reworked his original illustrations, was released to celebrate the 60-year anniversary... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 134268
FLEMING, Ian. Archive of his correspondence with Edith von Morpurgo, an Austrian girlfriend.
London : 1934-5A fine correspondence revealing the typically tempestuous relationship, with hints of sadomasochism, between the young Fleming and his Austrian girlfriend, Edith Maria Thonet (née von Morpurgo) (1904-1988). Her father was the aristocratic Viennese architect, Robert Guido Elio Freiherr von Morpurgo (1872-1941); her mother was the actress Lucie Laval... Learn More£32,500.00
Stock Code: 88362