Rare Books

In addition to the popular $1.00 books that I carry on the BOOKCYCLE, I also have some rare and collectible books that are available for adoption by dedicated bibliophiles:

  • A rare and restored, leather-bound, 1906, two-volume, first edition of Lord Randolph Churchill by Winston S. Churchill – $500.00
  • A 1985 hardcover edition of The Double Man by William S. Cohen and Gary Hart, signed by former US Senator and Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen – $25.00
  • Ruth Whittier’s signed (Feb. 22, 1901) personal copy of the 1892 hardcover edition of The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier, Household Edition with Illustrations – $150.00
  • An 1899 American hardcover edition of The Complete Works of Lyof N. Tolstoi – $200.00
  • A 2003 hardcover first edition of Franklin Delano Roosevelt – Champion of Freedon by Lord Conrad Black – $25.00
  • A 2005 hardcover first edition of In The Shadow of the Law by Kermit Roosevelt – $15.00
  • A hardcover edition of AEGIS 1913, the 1913 Dartmouth College yearbook (filled with vintage photos) – $50.00

If you are interested in providing a good home for any of these rare and collectible books, contact me by email at: bookcycle@live.com


Signed First Editions

I recently met Pat and Norm Vandecarr on Lake Avenue in downtown Lake Worth. They have inherited a huge collection of signed first edition books. Their collection is very impressive. If you would like to purchase any of the signed first editions listed below, you can email Pat at: patvandecarr@att.net; or call Norm at 561-718-4885.

A Distant Mirror by Barbara Tuchman

A Green Desire by Anton Myrer

A Perfect Spy by John LeCarre

A Remarkable Woman by Anne Edwards

A Time To Heal by Gerard Ford

A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson

Airport by Arthur Hailey

Assorted Prose by John Updike

Betty-A Glad Awakening by Betty Ford and Chris Chase

Captains and the Kings by Taylor Caldwell

China Journal by Emmett Dedmon

Counter-Attack by W.E.B. Griffin

Creation by Gore Vidal

Facing the Lions by Tom Wicker

Good As Gold by Joseph Heller

Good Evening Everybody by Lowell Thomas

I Remember It Well by Maurice Chevalier

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Inside South America by John Gunter

Joys and Sorrows-Reflections by Pablo Casals and Albert Kahn

Lucy by Donald Johanson and Maitland Edey

Man of the House by Tip O’Neill

Many Masks by Brendan Gill

My Turn, the Memoirs of Nancy Reagan with William Novak

Never Complain Never Explain by Victor Lasky

Once Upon a Time by Gloria Vanderbilt

Or I’ll Dress You in the Mourning by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Pap Hemingway by A.E. Hotcher

Plain Speaking by Merle Millier

Present at the Creation by Dean Acheson

Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow

Riding the Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux

Second Heaven by Judith Quest

Smart Aleck by Howard Teichmann

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Sophie’s Chioice by William Styron

Stilwell and the American Experience in China by Barbara W. Tuchman

Swanson on Swanson by Gloria Swanson

The Age of Napoleon by Will and Ariel Durant

The Art of Happiness by Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler

The Auerbach Will by Stephen Birmingham

The Bitter Woods by John S.D. Eisenhower

The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum

The Clowns of God by Morris West

The Collapse of the Third Republic by William L. Shirer

The Evening News by Arthur Hailey

The Game of the Foxes by Ladislas Farago

The Guggenheims by John Davis

The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan

The Life I Really Lived by Jessamyn West

The Little Drummer Girl by John LeCarre

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follent

The Tenants of Time by Thomas Flanagan

The Vantage Point by Lyndon Baines Johnson

The Woman He Loved by Ralph Martin

Thomas Jefferson by Fawn Brodie

Those Who Love by Irving Stone

Tutankhamun-The Untold Story by Thomas Hoving

Vatican by Malachi Martin

Will & Ariel Durant-A Dual Autobiography by Will & Ariel Durant

World’s Fair by E.L. Doctorow


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