Collection: Signed Books

46 Items
  • 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...
  • Autograph Document Signed
    Princeton: February 14th, 1769 Single page ADS by the hand of the Signer of the Declaration of Independence, John Witherspoon. Measuring 7.5 x 4.5. Reading:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Driving Blind
    New York: Avon Books, 1997  First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. A fine copy in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    New York: Putnam, 1982 First edition. Inscribed by the author on the title page: "for Jonathan / William Kotzwinkle." Tiny traces of ink spots on...
  • Farewell Summer
    New York: Harper Collins, 2006  First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. A fine copy in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 
  • Foucault's Pendulum
    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989 First edition (first US trade edition). Inscribed on the half-title page: "To Michael Kandell / from / Umberto."  A fine...
  • Four Plays
    New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1997.  The softcover first edition of Emily Mann's Four Plays, inscribed by the author in the year of publication. A near fine copy, appearing...
  • How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays
    New York: Harcourt Brace & Co, 1994. First Edition. Advance review copy, inscribed by the author on the title page. A fine, unread copy, in a fine dust jacket with...
  • Il pendolo di Foucault
    Milan: Bompiani, 1988 First edition. First printing. Signed and inscribed by Eco on the first free endpaper. A very good to near fine copy. Unread, internally...
  • James and the Giant Peach
    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961 First edition. First issue, with the colophon stating “"Bound by H. Wolff, New York.” Inscribed by Dahl on the first...
  • Let's All Kill Constance
    New York: Harper Collins, 2003 First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. A fine copy in a fine, unclipped dust jacket.