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FISHER, Irving. Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices.
New Haven & London : 1925First edition in book form, first impression, author's presentation copy, of the "startlingly original PhD thesis" (Blaug) which expounds the monetary theories for which Fisher became famous and established his international reputation.
This is a photo-engraved reprint of Fisher's doctoral work, first published in the Transactions of the Connecticut... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 131968
FISHER, Irving. Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices.
New Haven : 1925First edition in book form, first impression, publisher's presentation copy, of the "startlingly original PhD thesis" (Blaug) which expounds the monetary theories for which Fisher became famous and established his international reputation.
This is a photo-engraved reprint of Fisher's doctoral work, first published in the Transactions of the Connecticut... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 121008
FISHER, Irving. Stabilizing the Dollar.
New York : 1920First edition, first printing, presentation copy from the author to his fellow economist John R. Commons, inscribed on the half-title "To Prof. John R. Commons with the compliments and esteem of Irving Fisher. New Years 1920".
Commons, together with Thorstein Veblen and Wesley Clair Mitchell, was one of the three founders of American Institutionalism.... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 142339
FISHER, Irving. The Purchasing Power of Money.
New York : 1911First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Fred with the compliments of Irving". The Purchasing Power of Money "completely recast the theory of money, giving a full demonstration of the principles that determine the purchasing power of money in the formal framework of the equation of exchange... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 131452
FIRBANK, Ronald. The Princess Zoubaroff.
London : 1920First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For J. Kentish, with the Author's compliments." Inscribed copies of this work are notably uncommon. The Princess Zoubaroff, which was published at Firbank's expense, was his only play. It is a key example of the "unprecedented economy, Carrollian... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 130571
FRANCKLIN, William. Tracts, political, geographical, and commercial, on the dominions of Ava.
London : 1811First edition. Scarce with only 4 locations on Library Hub. Inscribed on the front pastedown to Major William Yule, father of Sir Henry Yule, on 28th June 1829. William Yule served in the East India company and "gained some knowledge of oriental literature. He retired from India in 1806, and his valuable collection of Persian and Arabic manuscripts... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 128631
FINLAY, Winifred. The Castle and the Cave. [With the original artwork for the dust jacket by John S. Goodhall].
London : 1960First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page and with John S. Goodhall's original ink and watercolour artwork for the dust jacket, which bears the publisher's stamp on the back. The Castle and the Cave is the story of a seventeen year old English girl sent to the Dordogne region of France to work as an au pair. Learn More£525.00
Stock Code: 101678
FOWLER, Gene. Trumpet in the Dust.
New York : 1930First edition, first printing, fine presentation from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For Ring Lardner what a sap I'd be to try to tell you what I think of you and your work - you know... Gene Fowler April 3, 1930". A major association. Fowler met Lardner when the two men joined Damon Runyon as writers on Hearst's paper The American.... Learn More£1,600.00
Stock Code: 50429
FISHER, Irving. The Money Illusion.
New York : 1928First edition, second printing (two months after the first). Inscribed by the author to the Nobel Laureate and economist Frederick Soddy on the front free endpaper: "To Professor Frederick Soddy with the compliments of Irving Fisher January 1929". Soddy had been awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1921 for his work on isotopes. The Money Illusion,... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 125882
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Tender is the Night.
New York : 1934First edition, first printing, first issue dust jacket, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. This is a superb copy of Fitzgerald's magnificent yet maligned follow-up to The Great Gatsby. It is one of 19 copies specially signed by the author for the booksellers Hochschild, Kohn & Co. of Baltimore, with their ticket on the rear pastedown.... Learn More£30,000.00
Stock Code: 136034
FORD, Ford Madox, as Ford Madox Hueffer. The Fifth Queen Crowned.
London : 1908First edition, first impression. With his signed presentation inscription on the front free endpaper to his first wife, "Elsie Hueffer affectionately from Ford M. H. 26th March MCMVIII". Elsie's importance in Hueffer's development as a writer is easy to understate. However his progression from the middle ranking early efforts to the masterful and enduring... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 28463
FOGEL, Robert W. The Slavery Debates, 1952-1990.
Baton Rouge : 2003First edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the half-title. During this period, a fierce debate raged in the US concerning the interpretation of the slavery era, partly ignited by Fogel and Engerman's 1974 publication, Time on the Cross, in which they concluded that slavery was a profitable and efficient labour system, with benefits for... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 96392
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. Tender is the Night.
New York : 1934First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the first blank to his sometime lover, Margaret Case Harriman, "For Margaret Harriman, who has inspired all my books this tale of our life together in Switzerland, France & U.S.S.R. from Her Chattel F. Scott Fitzgerald July 1935", together with a line clipped from a pencilled... Learn More£32,500.00
Stock Code: 125792
FAULKNER, William. New Orleans Sketches.
[Tokyo] : First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the editor Ichiro Nishizaki on the front free endpaper, "For Dr. Garland Taylor, with remembrances and gratitude from the editor, Ichiro Nishizaki. Tokyo, Japan", and with a typescript of the English translation of his introduction tipped-in following the Japanese language version. Nishizaki... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 83742
FLAUBERT, Gustave. Madame Bovary.
Paris : 1891French Édition Définitive, Roger Fry's copy, with his ownership inscription on the first blank dated 1893. Fry, the influential painter, critic, and art historian associated with the Bloomsbury Group, was 27 at the time. He had spent two months studying at the Académie Julian in Paris in 1982 before travelling to Italy, and by 1893 he had become... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 116643
FAULKNER, William. Doctor Martino
New York : 1934First edition, first printing, trade issue. A superb presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the literary critic Malcolm Cowley on the title page: "For Malcolm Cowley William Faulkner Sherman, Conn. 20 Oct. 1948". Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989) was responsible for almost single-handedly re-establishing the literary reputation of Faulkner through the... Learn More£19,500.00
Stock Code: 130074
FRY, Roger. Original woodcut Christmas card.
[London : 1912Christmas card design signed "from Roger Fry" beneath the woodcut, with "Christmas 1912" in Fry's hand on the reverse. The image is of Mary holding the child Jesus and the printed text reads "With Best Wishes for Christmas & 1913". The card was likely drawn by Fry and cut and printed by Winifred Gill: "by 1912 Fry had not yet nudged Vanessa Bell into... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 131708
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
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
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
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
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 youngest son of Viscount Kemsley, a significant figure in Fleming's life. Kemsley,... Learn More£95,000.00
Stock Code: 142545
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
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