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 [email protected] 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: 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

Description: First edition. Octavo. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. 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. Scully is revered as one of America's most genius architectural historians. In Modern Architecture and Other Essays, the author documents the progress throughout American history of urban development. Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Praeger Publishers, New York

Description: First edition. Quarto, original cloth. 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 Publishers, New York

Description: First edition of Sendak's classic work. Signed by Maurice Sendak 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. Sendak's homage to New York City and the movies of the 1930s, In the Night Kitchen "spins the reader through the surreal fantasy of a child's dream, like Alice into Wonderland or Dorothy into Oz." Like most of Sendak's work, Kitchen is "a celebration of the primal, sensory world of ... Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Aperture, New York

Description: First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Inscribed by the photographer Stephen Shore on the half title page. Unnamed bookplate to the inner gutter, fine in a near fine dust jacket. Read More

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A Series of Unfortunate Events Set: the Bad Beginning, the Reptile Room, the Wide Window, the Miserable Mill, the Austere Academy, the Ersatz Elevator, the Vile Village, the Hostile Hospital, the Carnivorous Carnival, the Slippery Slope, the End used book

A Series of Unfortunate Events Set: the Bad Beginning, the Reptile Room, the Wide Window, the Miserable Mill, the Austere Academy, the Ersatz Elevator, the Vile Village, the Hostile Hospital, the Carnivorous Carnival, the Slippery Slope, the End more books like this

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harper Trophy, New York

Description: First editions, first printings of each of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events. Small octavos, original illustrated boards. Each are signed, dated and embossed by Lemony Snicket. Each of the thirteen volumes are in fine condition. Also included is a signed first edition of "Lemony Snicket: The Unauthorized Autobiography." The A beautiful signed set. Critics have compared the Snicket oeuvre to Edward Gorey, the Brothers Grimm and Roald Dahl. They are melodramatic gothic-style ... Read More

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: FSG, New York

Description: First edition of the author's epic novel of Russian history. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Solzhenitsyn on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A grand meditation on history, a masterly re-creation of people and faces caught up in the sweep of time, symbolized by a rolling fiery red wheel. The work is breathtaking in scope...Much credit for its power must go to Mr. Willetts's superb translation, " thought the The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal concluded that ... Read More

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