SCARCE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST STATE WITH THE FIRST ISSUE BINDING of one of the first and most influential detective novels. A beautiful copy.
Note: We can find no other examples of the first issue with first state ads in public auction records. More about The Woman in White
ONE OF THE FINEST C.S. LEWIS LETTERS TO APPEAR ON THE MARKET, OFFERING INSIGHT INTO THE CREATION OF THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA. WITH MENTION OF TOLKIEN’S “THE HOBBIT” AS A FAVORITE BOOK. More about Autograph Letter Signed
FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY WHITE: PERHAPS THE BEST POSSIBLE ASSOCIATION COPY, WITH A WARM AND LENGTHY INSCRIPTION TO HIS GOOD FRIEND SYDNEY COCKERELL — CONNOISEUR, BIBLIOPHILE, AND DIRECTOR OF THE FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM. More about The Goshawk
THE ULTIMATE OSCAR WILDE QUOTATION, DEFINING ART AS THE SECRET OF LIFE: “We spend our days, each of us, looking for the secret of life. Well, my friends, the secret of life is in art”. More about Autograph quotation signed