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1 Kendall, Joshua THE MAN WHO MADE LISTS, Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus (signed)
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons / Putnam / Penguin Group 2009 0399154620 / 9780399154621 First Edition Hard Cover As New As New Signed by Author
First printing w/complete number sequence. The story of Peter Mark Roget -- polymath, eccentric, synonym aficionado," whose father's early death and the mental illness of his mother and sister caused him to start making lists at the age of eight, which was the beginning of "his quest to put everything in its rightful place, one word at a time." And the rest (remainder, balance, residue) is history (past, yesterday, antiquity.) This copy signed by Kendall, on half-title. Blue and charcoal boards w/gilt initials to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 297 pages (including acknowledgments, index), illustrated. An unread copy. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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