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cover of The Downing Street Years.

The Downing Street Years.

by Thatcher, Margaret

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1993
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Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1993. Signed limited first edition of Thatcher's autobiography. Octavo, bound in original full leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt tooling to the front and rear panels, all edges gilt, silk endpapers, illustrated. Signed by Margaret Thatcher. In fine condition. Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first woman Prime Minister in 1979,… Read more
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cover of Gemini: An Extended Autobiographical Statement on My First Twenty-Five Years of Being a Black Poet.

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New York: The Viking Press, 1973. The Viking Compass edition of the acclaimed poet's autobiography. Octavo, original wrappers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "Thank you for the warm wonderful introduction Nikki Giovanni." In near fine condition. Cover drawing by George Ford. "Fortunately, Nikki Giovanni appeared at the dawn of our reawakening and became the… Read more
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cover of Down the Fairway: The Golf Life and Play of Robert T. Jones, Jr.

Down the Fairway: The Golf Life and Play of Robert T. Jones, Jr.

by Jones, Robert T., Jr. (Bobby) and Keeler, O.B

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Published
1927
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Minton, Balch & Company: New York, 1927. First trade edition of what many consider the greatest golf book of the twentieth century. Octavo, original half cloth. In fine condition. "Jones left an enduring legacy of athletic prowess and exemplary personal characteristics. No one is likely to break his records of 13 U.S. and British national championships, and four in… Read more
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cover of Political Economy For Beginners.

Political Economy For Beginners.

by Fawcett, Millicent Garrett

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Published
1870
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London and Cambridge: Macmillan and Co, 1870. Fawcett notes in her preface to this beginner's introduction to the study of political economy, " When I was helping my husband to prepare a third edition of his Manual of Political Economy, it occurred to us both that a small book, explaining as briefly as possible the most important principles of… Read more
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cover of Gesundheit! Bringing Good Health to You, the Medical System, and Society through Physician Service, Complementary Therapies, Humor, and Joy.

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Rochester, Vermont: Healing Arts Press, 1993. First edition of the story of Patch Adams' lifetime quest to transform the healthcare system. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page in the year of publication, "2/93 For Joan, for all your generous support my heartfelt thanks in peace #." In near fine condition. "At… Read more
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cover of Step By Step 1936-1939.

Step By Step 1936-1939.

by Churchill, Winston S

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Published
1949
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London: Odhams Press Limited, 1949. Early printing of this Churchill title, the last book he published before the outbreak of the Second World War. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. The final book Churchill published before the outbreak of the Second World War, Step by Step contains 82 letters written fortnightly between 1936-1939 regarding… Read more
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cover of Years of Renewal.

Years of Renewal.

by Kissinger, Henry

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Published
1999
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£370.13

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999. Perhaps the best known American diplomatist of the century, Henry Kissinger is a major figure in world history, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and arguably one of the most brilliant minds placed in the service of American foreign policy. The third and final volume of his memoirs completes a major work of… Read more
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cover of Women’s Suffrage: A Short History of a Great Movement.

Women’s Suffrage: A Short History of a Great Movement.

by Garrett Fawcett, Millicent

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Published
[1912]
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London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, [1912]. First edition of Millicent Garrett Fawcett's history of the women's suffrage movement. Octavo, original cloth, publisher's advertisements at rear. English politician, writer and feminist Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett led Britain's largest women's rights association, the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) from 1897 to 1919. In 2018, a century after… Read more
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cover of The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh.

The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh.

by Bacon, Sir Francis

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Published
1622
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£4,523.75

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London: Printed by Stansby for Matthew Lownes and William Barret, 1622.
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cover of Exodus Revisited.

Exodus Revisited.

by Uris, Leon; Photographs by Dimitrios Harissiadis

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Published
1960
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1960. First edition of this monograph of photographs of Uris' visit to Israel. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Marcia and David Straus Shalom Leon Uris." Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Sydney Butchkes. Project… Read more
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cover of My Story.

My Story.

by Nicklaus, Jack; Ken Bowden

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Published
1997
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£246.75

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First edition of the Golden Bear's autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Jack Nicklaus on the front free endpaper. Written with Ken Bowden. Fine in a fine dust jacket, illustrated. Dust jacket design by Paul Smith. As "The Golfer of the Century," Jack Nicklaus is a recognized authority on the game's… Read more
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cover of Trial and Error: The Autobiography of Chaim Weizmann.

Trial and Error: The Autobiography of Chaim Weizmann.

by Weizmann, Chaim

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Published
1949
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£1,850.63

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1949. Signed limited first edition, one of only 500 copies signed by Chaim Weizmann, this is number 255. Octavo, 2 volumes, frontispiece of Weizmann in volume one. Fine in good dust jackets. With the original sales slip from 1949 laid in. Uncommon in the original dust jackets.
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cover of On Money and Markets: A Wall Street Memoir.

On Money and Markets: A Wall Street Memoir.

by Kaufman, Henry. Foreword by Paul A. Volker

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Published
2000
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New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000. First edition of Henry Kaufman's memoir of his life spent on Wall Street. Octavo, original half cloth. Foreword by Paul A. Volker. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Peter with best wishes Henry Kaufman 2/5/05." Fine in a near fine dust jacket. A giant among pundits, Henry Kaufman is the… Read more
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cover of The English Review. December 1912.

The English Review. December 1912.

by Harrison, Austin [Editor]

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Published
1912
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London: R. Clay and Sons, Ltd, 1912. The December 1912 edition of The English Review, containing the first appearance of Rowland Kenney's 'Women's Suffrage'. Octavo, original wrappers. In good condition.
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cover of Findings: Leonard Bernstein.

Findings: Leonard Bernstein.

by Bernstein, Leonard

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Published
1982
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982. Here, in the words of Leonard Bernstein, taken from his letters, his writings, his own personal notes, is a brilliant and unexpected self-portrait of the man, the artist, and the life. Findings is a book of extraordinary discoveries - self-discoveries, musical and personal treasures. Bernstein's poetry, his essays and correspondence, his critical studies… Read more
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cover of My Early Life. A Roving Commission.

My Early Life. A Roving Commission.

by Churchill, Winston S

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Published
1965
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London: Odhams Press Limited, 1965. Early printing of this classic work. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece, illustrated throughout with maps and portraits. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Packed with adventure and incidents, Winston Churchill's first 25 years were spent working as a soldier and a war correspondent in India, South Africa and Cuba. Churchill evokes the golden… Read more
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cover of Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 1946-1952.

Memoirs: Year of Decisions and Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope 1946-1952.

by Truman, Harry S

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Published
1955-56
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New York: Doubleday & Company, 1955-56. First edition, early printings of President Truman's presidential memoirs. Octavo, two volumes, original black cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page of Volume I, "To Hon. J. Jim Exon From Harry Truman." The recipient, J. James Exon was a businessman and politician, who served as the 33rd Governor of… Read more
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cover of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.

by Stein, Gertrude

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Published
1933
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New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1933. First edition of Gertrude Stein's most famous work; one of the richest biographies ever written. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated from photographs. Near fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in good condition.
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cover of “The Cause” A Short History of The Women’s Movement in Great Britain.

“The Cause” A Short History of The Women’s Movement in Great Britain.

by Strachey, Ray

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Published
1928
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London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd, 1928. First edition of Strachey's history of women's suffrage in Great Britain. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece portrait of Millicent Fawcett. In good condition. Ownership name.
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cover of The Englishwoman. Volume XIV. April-June 1912.

The Englishwoman. Volume XIV. April-June 1912.

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Published
1912
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd, 1912. First edition of of Volume XIV of the Englishwoman's Review, one of the first feminist journals published. Octavo, original cloth. In very good condition.
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