The Inspiring Leadership of Sir Winston Churchill

Posted June 27, 2015

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Those words were spoken by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, otherwise known as Winston Churchill, one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th ....

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Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

Raptis Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB

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We specialize in Fine First Editions in Literature, Photography, Architecture, Economics, Children's Books, and landmark books in all fields.

Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, which that specializes in fine first editions, signed books, and landmark books in all fields. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs around the country. Please visit us at www.raptisrarebooks.com or email us at mail@raptisrarebooks.com. Phone: 1-800-RARE BOOK

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First edition. Folio. "In Atlas, Richter not only reveals much of his life, and the basis for many of his paintings, but he also summarizes the concerns of many of the leading makers of artist's books from Ruscha and LeWitt to Boltanski and Feldmann....the ultimate artist's book." (Parr & Badger, Photobook II). Signed and dated in the year of publication, "Gerhard Richter 14.10.89". Fine in a fine dust jacket. Photobook II; Parr & Badger. Richter has been hailed as an artist for contributing to ...


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Lapp Princess Press, New York

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Viking Press, New York

Description: First American edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Rushdie. Fine in a fine dust jacket. "A masterpiece of sympathetic yet critical reporting...To say that it is a work of art is to take full note of its literary allusions, its uncompromising sensitivity to death and destruction, its ready political eye for the funny and grotesque, and above all its understated and gripping eloquence" (Edward W. Said). Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Holt, New York

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Description: First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Octavo. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. "In a warmhearted novel of sweeping scope....Russo follows up his rollicking academic satire, Straight Man (1997), with a return to the blue-collar melieu featured in his first three novels and once again shows an unerring sense of the rhythms of small-town life, balancing his irreverent, mocking humor with unending empathy for his characters and their foibles" ... Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harper, New York

Description: First edition. Original half cloth. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Very good in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harper & Row, New York

Description: First editioin. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey

Description: First edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Vincent Scully. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Praeger Publishers, New York

Description: First edition. Fine in an excellent dust jacket that shows some light wear to the extremities. Signed by the Vincent Scully on the title page. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harper & Row, New York

Description: First edition. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good first issue dust jacket with the correct code. The Caledecott medal is adhered to the front panel. A nice copy, rather uncommon signed. Having received nine awards, The Night Kitchen's popularity is evident, but so is its controversy. When three-year-old protagonist Mickey enters the Night Kitchen, he loses his pajamas and is fully naked in some parts of the story. Some critics have objected to Mickey's ... Read More

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