Collection: 20th Century Literature

115 Items
  • A Book of Princeton Verse II 1919
    Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1919 First edition. A bit of wear and soiling to the boards, and faint dampstain at the top margin of a few...
  • A Brief History of Time
    New York: Bantam Books, 1988 First edition. First issue, with Carl Sagan’s introduction and without the dedication and table of contents on the copyright page....
  • A Moveable Feast
    London: Jonathan Cape, 1964 First British edition. A smudge to the first page of chapter 12, otherwise a just about fine copy. The dust jacket...
  • A Theory of Semiotics
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1976 First edition. First printing. The first edition in hardcover and in the English language, published almost immediately following the Bompiani...
  • Angels and Demons
    New York: Pocket Books, 2000 First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the title page: "To Judy, / With my warmest / best wishes, / Enjoy...
  • Apropos of Dolores
    London: Jonathan Cape, 1938 First edition. Fine in a very good or better dust jacket.  
  • Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty One
    New York: Blaisdell, 1962 First edition, first printing. A fine, unread copy, in a very good dust jacket with a bit of edge wear and...
  • Between Thought and Expression: Selected Lyrics of Lou Reed
    New York: Hyperion, 1991 First edition. Signed by Reed on the half-title page. A few minor scratches to the dust jacket, and faint traces of...
  • Bloomberg by Bloomberg
    New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997 First edition. First printing. Signed by the business magnate on the dedication page: “All the best / Michael...
  • Books and Bidders: The Adventures of a Bibliophile
    Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1927  First edition. Second printing, published the same month as the first. Inscribed by the author on the first free...
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s
    New York: Random House, 1958 First edition. First printing. A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket, only with a bit of sunning to...
  • Burning Bright
    New York: Viking Press, 1950 First edition. A fine copy. The dust jacket all but fine, only with minor creasing, a slight trace of abrasion...
  • Call Us What We Carry
    London: Chatto & Windus, 2021 First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the publisher’s bookplate, affixed to the half-title page. A very fine...
  • Capitalism and Freedom
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962 First edition. First printing, with no additional publications mentioned on the copyright page, and “with the assistance of Rose...
  • Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits
    New York: Harper & Row, 1958 First edition. First printing, with C-H on the copyright page. A very good copy overall. Wear to the boards....
  • Die Blechtrommel, and Katz und Maus
    The first two books of the Danzig trilogy, both first editions in the original German, together with a booklet signed by Grass.  Die Blechtrommel (Herman Luchterhand Verlag:...