This Terrible Sound: The Battle Of Chickamauga

Signed copy of This Terrible Sound: The Battle Of Chickamauga from The Easton Press, from the personal library of the author, Peter Cozzens.

Signed copy of This Terrible Sound: The Battle Of Chickamauga from The Easton Press, from the personal library of the author, Peter Cozzens.

Octavo, xii, 675pp. Blue leather, decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Includes laid-in The Easton Press publication information. This copy was signed by the author on the title page. Additionally signed by the author on the Ex-Libris bookplate from the Easton Press.

Peter Cozzens is an award winning author of numerous books on the Civil War and the Indian Wars of the American West. He served as a Foreign Service Officer for the United States Department of State and was awarded the department’s William R. Rivkin award for service in 2002. He is the recipient of the 2017 Gilder Lehrman Military History Prize and the 2016 Caroline Bancroft Prize for history. Some of his works include: The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West (2016), This Terrible Sound: The Battle of Chickamauga (1992), and The Shipwreck of Their Hopes: Battles for Chattanooga (1994). His next book will be Tecumseh and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied A Nation, expected in 2020.

Astronauts Library

Complete six volume set of the Astronauts Library from The Easton Press, published in 1997.

Complete six volume set of the Astronauts Library from The Easton Press, published in 1997.

Octavo, [six volumes]. Bound in black leather, raised bands, decorative design on covers, silk endpapers. All edges gilt, silk bookmarks. All with laid-in documentation from The Easton Press.  All appear unread. Gilt edges in fine condition.

From a matching limitation of 1307 of 3000 copies, all signed by the authors.

Includes the following six signed volumes: Countdown: An Autobiography by Frank Borman; We Seven by the Astronauts Themselves (signed by Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper and John Glenn); Schirra’s Space by Walter Schirra; Men from Earth by Buzz Aldrin and Malcolm McConnell; Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 by Jim Lovell; and Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America’s Race to the Moon by Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton.

The Andromeda Strain

Signed collector's edition of The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton, from the Easton Press.

Signed collector’s edition of The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton, from the Easton Press.

Octavo, 295pp. Dark green leather, title in gilt on spine. Decorative gilt design on cover and spine. All gilt edges, silk endpapers and silk bookmark. Signed by the author on the signature page. Includes paperwork from the Easton Press.

Michael Crichton’s techno-thriller Andromeda Strain, which established him as a writer in this genre.

Tarzan of the Apes

From the Easton Press, limited edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan of the Apes, signed by the illustrator, Bob Eggleston.

From the Easton Press, limited edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan of the Apes, signed by the illustrator, Bob Eggleston.

Quarto, [8], 388, [4] pp. Green leather, title stamped in gilt on spine and cover, four raised bands with red-ruled compartments. Illustration in gilt and red stamped on front cover. Contains illustrated color plates, which are hand tipped-in and protected by translucent overlays. All edges gilt. Illustrated endpapers. Satin bookmark bound-in. Green cloth slipcase with green felt lining, illustration of Tarzan mounted on front panel with title stamped in gilt. Limited edition of 800 copies, which this is number 157. Signed by the illustrator, Bob Eggleston, on the limitation page. Certificate of authenticity and advertising brochure for Easton Press laid-in.

The Tale Of Genji

The Tale of Genji from The Easton Press.

The Tales of Genji by Lady Murasaki, published by the Easton Press.

Octavo, [two volumes], [xvi], 537pp [Vol. I]; [vi], [539]-1135pp [Vol. II]. Light blue leather, title in gilt over red on spine, five raised bands with decorative gilt compartments. Easton Press library label on front endpaper of Volume I. Decorative design in gilt over red on front and back covers. All edges gilt. Satin bookmark bound-in. Red cloth slipcase with red felt lining, decorative design in gilt over blue on front panel. A very attractive set.

The Diary of a Young Girl

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, from The Easton Press.

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, from The Easton Press.

Octavo, viii, [2], 341pp. Full red leather, title in gilt on spine, raised bands with decorative gilt compartments. Silk endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy, appears unread.

Het Achterhuis or The Secret Annex, was first mentioned publicly in an article in Amsterdam in 1946, written by Jan Romein. The diaries were in the hands of Otto Frank, Anne’s father, who was interested in finding a publisher. The newspaper article piqued the interest of Contact Publishing, who produced a first edition of 3,036 copies on June 25th, 1947. The first edition of Anne Frank’s diaries contained the earliest printed version of her diaries. A second printing of the diaries was published in December of 1947. (Books of the Century, 180, 183) (Anne Frank House) The Definitive Edition, reproduced here by the Easton Press, contains material previously left out of earlier versions of the diaries.

Team Of Rivals

Signed limited edition of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, from the Easton Press.

Signed limited edition of Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Team of Rivals, from the Easton Press.

Octavo, xix, 916pp. Thick octavo, black leather, title in gilt on spine. Raised bands, decorative gilt compartments. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers, with silk bookmark. Includes the Certificate of Authenticity from The Easton Press. This copy is number 628 of 2000, signed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Team of Rivals was a New York Times best-selling history of the Lincoln Administration, which was adapted into a movie in 2012. The movie, Lincoln, was directed by Steven Spielberg and starred Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln.

The Civil War: A Narrative.

From The Easton Press, The Civil War: A Narrative, signed by the author, historian Shelby Foote.

From The Easton Press, The Civil War: A Narrative, signed by the author, historian Shelby Foote.

Thick octavo, [three volumes]. All three volumes bound in full brown leather, title in gilt on spines, raised bands. Decorative gilt illustrations on covers. Silk endpapers, all gilt leaf ends. None of these volumes have been previously read, all in fine condition. Does not include any paperwork from The Easton Press. This set is signed in Volume I by Shelby Foote. A desirable set.

This set includes all three volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, and Red River to Appomattox.

The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Four volumes of The Years of Lyndon Johnson from The Easton Press, signed in Volume I by historian Robert A. Caro.

Four volumes of The Years of Lyndon Johnson from The Easton Press, signed in Volume I by historian Robert A. Caro.

Octavo, [four volumes], xxiii, 882pp; xxxiv, 522pp; xxiv, 1167pp; xix, 712pp. All bound in full leather, titles in gilt, raised bands with decorative gilt compartments. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers and silk bookmark in each volume. This set is signed on the signature page in Volume I, with all associated paperwork from The Easton Press. An attractive set.

With these four volumes, Robert A. Caro has authored the definitive history of the life of President Lyndon Johnson, with a 5th volume to cover the last years of his presidency and retirement. The Path to Power, released in 1982, won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. The 3rd volume, Master of the Senate, won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the National Book Award for Nonfiction.

The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives

From The Easton Press and signed by Zbigniew Brzezinski, The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives.

From The Easton Press and signed by Zbigniew Brzezinski, The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives.

Octavo, 223pp. Brown leather, title in gilt on spine. Raised bands with decorative gilt compartments. Decorative gilt design on covers. All edges gilt, silk endpapers. Appears unread. Signed on the limitation page by the author, this being number 938 of 1150 copies. Includes the paperwork from The Easton Press.

Zbigniew Brzezinski served as National Security Advisor for President Jimmy Carter from 1977-1981. He passed away in 2017.

Made For Goodness

From the Easton Press, deluxe signed edition of Made For Goodness: And Why This Makes All the Difference, signed by Desmond M. Tutu and Mpho A. Tutu.

From the Easton Press, deluxe signed edition of Made For Goodness: And Why This Makes All the Difference, signed by Desmond M. Tutu and Mpho A. Tutu.

Octavo, xi, 206pp. Brown leather, title in gilt on spine. Raised bands with decorative gilt compartments. Gilt decorations on covers. All edges gilt, silk endpapers. Includes the publication paperwork from The Easton Press. This copy is signed on the limitation page by Desmond Tutu and his youngest daughter, Mpho Andrea Tutu. A fine example.

John Glenn: A Memoir

From the Easton Press, John Glenn: A Memoir, signed by Senator John Glenn.

From the Easton Press, John Glenn: A Memoir, signed by Senator John Glenn.

Octavo, 422pp. Blue leather, title in gilt on spine. Silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Includes paperwork from the Easton Press. Signed on the limitation page by John Glenn, this copy being number 3,461 of 3,500. A fine example.

John Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth in 1962 and returned to space in 1998. He served in the United States Senate from 1974-1999. His wife, Annie Glenn, was a lifelong advocate for people with disabilities and communication disorders. She died in 2020.

Exceptional: Why The World Needs A Powerful America

From The Easton Press, Exceptional: Why The World Needs a Powerful America, signed by Vice President Dick Cheney and Rep. Liz Cheney.

From The Easton Press, Exceptional: Why The World Needs a Powerful America, signed by Vice President Dick Cheney and Rep. Liz Cheney.

Octavo, 324pp. Red leather, title in gilt. Silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Includes paperwork from The Easton Press. Signed by Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney on limitation page, this copy being number 228 of 600 copies.

Vice President Cheney served in the administration of President George Bush from 2000-2008. He is widely considered one of the most influential Vice Presidents in modern history.

Doctor Zhivago

Two volume set of Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, from The Easton Press.

Two volume set of Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, from The Easton Press.

Octavo, [two volumes]. Red leather, title in gilt on spine, raised bands with decorative gilt compartments, gilt embellishments on covers. Silk endpapers. All edges gilt, silk bookmark. Both volumes unread. Includes laid-in Easton Press bookplate (unused), in both volumes. A fine set.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl and Sir Orfeo

Collector's Edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight translated by J.R.R. Tolkien, from The Easton Press.

Collector’s Edition of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight translated by J.R.R. Tolkien, from The Easton Press.

Octavo, 149pp. Green leather, title in gilt on spine and covers. All edges gilt, silk endpapers. Silk bookmark. A fine binding from The Easton Press.