Recent Arrivals from Raptis Rare Books

Recent Arrivals from Raptis Rare Books

Bleak House.

Bleak House.

by Dickens, Charles

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Published
1853
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London: Bradbury Evans, 1853. First edition of this Dickens' classic. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, illustrated with frontispiece, engraved title page, and 39 engraved plates by H.K. Browne. With three key typographical errors called for in… Read more about this item
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Good Will Toward Men: Women Talk Candidly About the Balance of Power Between the Sexes.

Good Will Toward Men: Women Talk Candidly About the Balance of Power Between the Sexes.

by Kammer, Jack. [Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

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1994
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. In Good Will Toward Men, Jack Kammer talks with twenty-two progressive women to examine the basic question: Are there any changes that women - in enlightened self-interest - could make to enhance the lives of men? "The many voices of these diverse, intelligent women make powerful testimony for sanity and humanity" (Katharine Dunn,… Read more about this item
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Frank Borman, James Lovell, and Bill Anders Photograph Signed to Alan Bean.

Frank Borman, James Lovell, and Bill Anders Photograph Signed to Alan Bean.

by Borman, Frank; James Lovell; William [Bill Anders]; Alan Bean

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December 1968
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SGD 11,225.80

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December 1968. Apollo 8 astronauts James Lovell, Frank Borman, and William Ander were some of the first humans to ever witness an Earthrise. Apollo 8 launched on December 21, 1968, and was the second crewed spaceflight mission flown in the United States Apollo space program after Apollo 7, which stayed in Earth orbit. Apollo 8 was the third flight… Read more about this item
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Autograph Letter Signed.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Autograph Letter Signed.

by Holmes Jr., Oliver Wendell

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September 8, 1898
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Boston, September 8, 1898. Autograph letter signed by Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. to his "beloved friend" Lady Clare Castletown, flirtatiously discussing the difficulty of putting her out of his mind, complaining of the work that awaited him after their time together, and expressing bitterness at having to respond to continuous queries concerning his father, the physician, poet, and polymath,… Read more about this item
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Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World.

Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World.

by Twain, Mark. [Samuel L. Clemens]

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1897
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Hartford, Connecticut: The American Publishing Company, 1897. First edition, first issue of the author's pointed social critique of British Imperialism with the signature mark "11" on page 161. Octavo, bound in three quarter crushed levant navy morocco with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in six compartments within raised gilt bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, ribbon bound… Read more about this item
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Alone Together: Law and the Meanings of Marriage.

Alone Together: Law and the Meanings of Marriage.

by Regan, Milton C. [Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

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1999
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. First edition of Regan's interdisciplinary work examining the legal implications of marriage and divorce. Octavo, original publisher's cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Justice Ginsburg - From one teacher to another. Warm wishes, Mitt, June 1999." From the library of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Arguably the most… Read more about this item
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The Way of the World: From the Dawn of Civilizations to the Eve of the Twenty-first Century.

The Way of the World: From the Dawn of Civilizations to the Eve of the Twenty-first Century.

by Fromkin, David

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1999
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. First edition of the award-winning author's map of universal history. Octavo, original navy blue half cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Chip Kidd. Jacket photograph by Alfred W. Cook. Author photograph by Jerry Bauer. In 'The Way of the World,' David Fromkin follows the history of life on… Read more about this item
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For Whom The Bell Tolls.

For Whom The Bell Tolls.

by Hemingway, Ernest

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1941
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London: Jonathan Cape, 1941. For Whom the Bell Tolls combines two of Hemingway's recurring obsessions: war and personal honor. "This is the best book Ernest Hemingway has written, the fullest, the deepest, the truest. It will, I think, be one of the major novels of American literature Hemingway has struck universal chords, and he has struck them vibrantly" (J.… Read more about this item
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Isaac Newton Autograph Manuscript Criticizing Religion and the Papacy.

Isaac Newton Autograph Manuscript Criticizing Religion and the Papacy.

by Newton, Isaac

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Rare full page autograph manuscript entirely in the hand of Isaac Newton, the most influential figure in the history of science. One page, autograph manuscript in Latin with text on both the verso and recto, unsigned. A significant manuscript critical of religion and the papacy, Newton here claims that the people have been 'brainwashed' into believing religious doctrines. He… Read more about this item
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer’s Comrade).

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer’s Comrade).

by Mark Twain; [Samuel L. Clemens]

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Published
1884
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1884. First English edition, preceding the first American edition, of "the most praised and most condemned 19th-century American work of fiction" (Legacies of Genius). Octavo, original decorative red cloth stamped in black and lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers, illustrated from 174 drawings by E. W. Kemble. Binding was originally in BAL's state "B", with the… Read more about this item
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Goodbye, Columbus.

Goodbye, Columbus.

by Roth, Philip [Richard Benjamin and Ali MaGraw]

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Published
1959
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1959. First edition of the author's first book and winner of the National Book Award. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by actors Richard Benjamin and Ali Magraw on the half-title page, who starred in the 1969 film bearing the same name. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Sanford Roth. "Goodbye… Read more about this item
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Jacqueline Kennedy Signed Photograph.

Jacqueline Kennedy Signed Photograph.

by Kennedy, Jacqueline; Caroline Bouvier Kennedy; John F. Kennedy Jr

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c. 1968
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c. 1968. Rare original color photograph of Jacqueline Kennedy with her children Caroline and John, Jr., inscribed by her on the mount, "For Billie Jean - with much love from us all Jacqueline Kennedy." Additionally signed by the young Kennedy children, "Caroline" and "John." Jacqueline Kennedy gave birth to daughter Caroline on November 27, 1957. At the time, she… Read more about this item
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Under The Sunset.

Under The Sunset.

by Stoker, Bram

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Published
1882
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London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1882. Rare second edition of Bram Stoker's first book. Octavo, original publisher's green cloth lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, with illustrations by W. Fitzgerald and W. V. Cockburn, tissue-guarded frontispiece. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "Mrs. John Foord with grateful remembrance Bram Stoker New… Read more about this item
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The Wordless Leonard Cohen Songbook.

The Wordless Leonard Cohen Songbook.

by Walker, George A; with Introduction by Norman Ravvin and Conclusion by Tom Smart [Leonard Cohen]

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2014
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Toronto: Privately Printed, 2014. Deluxe first edition of this biography of author, poet, and singer song-writer Leonard Cohen in wood engravings. Octavo, original black cloth with a wood-engraved cover label portrait of Cohen to the front panel, illustrated with eighty wood engravings on 250 gm Rising Stonehenge 100% rag archival paper chronologizing the life of Leonard Cohen by George… Read more about this item
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For Whom The Bell Tolls.

For Whom The Bell Tolls.

by Hemingway, Ernest

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1940
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. For Whom the Bell Tolls combines two of Hemingway's recurring obsessions: war and personal honor. "This is the best book Ernest Hemingway has written, the fullest, the deepest, the truest. It will, I think, be one of the major novels of American literature Hemingway has struck universal chords, and he has struck them… Read more about this item
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Mother Teresa Signed Photograph.

Mother Teresa Signed Photograph.

by Mother Teresa

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Published
1984
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1984. Color photograph portrait of Mother Teresa with her hands clasped in prayer boldly inscribed, "God bless you M. Teresa mc." In fine condition. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 15 inches by 12.5 inches. Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation, which by 2012 consisted of over 4,500 sisters and was… Read more about this item
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Young Queen Elizabeth Signed Photograph.

Young Queen Elizabeth Signed Photograph.

by Adams, Marcus; [Queen Elizabeth II]

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1935
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1935. Queen Elizabeth II childhood portrait photograph print. Rare signed photographic print of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of nine, before the abdication of King Edward VIII in 1936, when her father was still the Duke of York, photographed by Marcus Adams, the first to ever take official photographs of Princess Elizabeth and her mother the Duchess of… Read more about this item
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The Postman Always Rings Twice.

The Postman Always Rings Twice.

by Cain, James M

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Published
1934
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First edition of one of the most important crime novels of the twentieth century, adapted as a motion picture seven times. Octavo, bound in full morocco by the Harcourt Bindery with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in five compartments within raised bands, gilt ruling to the front and rear panels, gilt… Read more about this item
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In the Clearing.

In the Clearing.

by Frost, Robert

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Published
1962
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1962.
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Anabasis: A Poem by St. J. Perse.

Anabasis: A Poem by St. J. Perse.

by Eliot, T.S

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1930
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1930. Signed limited first edition of this famous poem by Marie Rene Auguste Alexis Leger under the pseudonym St. J. Perse, translated from the original French by T. S. Eliot, which Eliot wrote is "of same importance as the later work of Mr. James Joyce;" from the library of poet and literary critic, William… Read more about this item
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