"Animals don't behave like men,' he said. 'If they have to fight, they fight; and if they have to kill they kill. But they don't sit down and set their wits to work to devise ways of spoiling other creatures' lives and hurting them. They have dignity and animality": First Edition of Watership Down; Signed by Richard Adams
London: Rex Collings 1972.
First edition of the author’s first and most beloved work. Octavo, original brown cloth, folding map. Boldly signed the author on the title page, “Yours sincerely Richard Adams.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box by Asprey. An exceptional example, uncommon signed.
Price: $6,000.00 Item Number: 136602
London: Hutchinson 1996.
First edition of the author’s sequel to his beloved Watership Down. Octavo, original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Inscribed by the author, “Yours sincerely, Richard Adams Whitchurch, Hampshire, 28th February 2004.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows some light rubbing to the extremities.
Price: $450.00 Item Number: 1281