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"My name? If you knew that, you'd be as clever as me": First Edition of Layer Cake; Signed by J.J. Connelly in the year of Publication
London: Duckworth , 2000.
First edition of this work, basis for the film bearing the same name starring Daniel Craig. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers as issued. Signed and dated by the author on the title page in the year of publication. In near fine condition with light rubbing.
Price: $300.00 Item Number: 5856
First Edition and Publisher's Presentation Copy of The Ice Harvest; Signed by Scott Phillips and Illustrator Michael Kellner
Tuscon: Dennis McMillan Publications, 2000.
First edition and publisher’s presentation copy of Phillip’s debut novel. Octavo, bound in the original quarter morocco over marbled boards with gilt titles to the spine. Dust jacket and interior artwork by Michael Kellner. Signed and dated by the author on the limitation page, “Scott Phillips 11/11/00” and with an original drawing of a melting block of ice. Additionally singed by the illustrator on the copyright page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Housed in the original slipcase.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 101301
“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change”: Presentation Copy of The First Edition of Stephen Hawking's The Universe In A Nutshell
London: Bantam, 2001.
First British edition of Hawking’s sequel to A Brief History of Time. Quarto, original boards, illustrated. Presentation copy, with Stephen Hawking’s thumbprints on the title page. Witnessed by K. Thurkettle, and dated 21.07.14 and inscription from Hawking in Thurkettle’s hand, “To Jimmy Bridson “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet…” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
Price: $13,500.00 Item Number: 102988
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2004.
First edition of the 18th book in Grafton’s Alphabet Mystery series. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Thomas Tafuri. Author photograph by Steven Humphrey.
Price: $15.00 Item Number: 118017
Hampton Falls, NH: Donald Grant, 2004.
First trade edition of King’s sixth installment in his acclaimed Dark Tower Series. Octavo, original black cloth, illustrated. Signed by Stephen King on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Illustrated by Darrel Anderson.
Price: $975.00 Item Number: 81199
London: Doubleday, 2004.
First British edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original half cloth, cartographic endpapers. Boldly signed by Christopher Paolini on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by John Jude Palencar.
Price: $125.00 Item Number: 118619
“When your rage is choking you, it is best to say nothing”: First Edition of Octavia E. Butler's Fledgling; Signed by Her
New York: Seven Stories Press, 2005.
First edition of Butler’s final novel by the “grand dame of science fiction.” Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by Octavia E. Butler on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Pollen, New York. Uncommon signed as Butler passed away shortly after publication.
Price: $650.00 Item Number: 117323
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo; The Girl Who Played with Fire; The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.
London: Maclehose Press, 2008-2009.
First editions in English of each volume of Stieg Larrson’s Millennium trilogy. Octavo, 3 volumes, original boards. Each volume is fine in fine dust jackets.
Price: $1,400.00 Item Number: 101928
London: Penguin 007, 2008.
First edition of this James Bond continuation novel. Octavo, original boards, pictorial endpapers. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear.
Price: $50.00 Item Number: 43644
New York: Scholastic Press, 2009.
First edition. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Suzanne Collins on the half title page (not stamped). Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $650.00 Item Number: 17096
“If you don't control your temper, your temper will control you": First Edition of Stephen King's Under the Dome
New York: Scribner, 2009.
First edition of King’s tour-de-force that The Washington Post called “powerful” and “harrowing” follows the apocalyptic course of events when one Maine town is physically cut off from the rest of the world. Thick octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Rex Bonomelli.
Price: $60.00 Item Number: 116839
Bentley Motors Special Series limited edition of Ian Flemings first book Casino Royale; Signed by Stirling Moss who contributed the foreword
London: Vintage Books/ Random House, 2013.
Bentley Motors Special Series limited edition of Ian Fleming’s first book, which introduced the world to James Bond. Quarto, one of only 500 examples produced and bound in full beluga-colored leather sourced from the tannery in Italy which provides hides for Bentley’s interiors, all edges silver, ribbon bound in, illustrated. Using Bentley’s craftsmanship, this edition features the iconic double stitching and signature winged Bentley logo, all hand stitched on the leather casing. Bentley’s trademark knurling adorns the metal spine which was inspired by the Bentley steel tread plate. Signed by Stirling Moss on the title page, who contributed the foreword to this volume. Illustrations by the award-winning illustrator Damian Gascoigne. In fine condition. “Bond’s car was his only personal hobby. One of the last of the 4 ½ litre Bentleys with the supercharger by Amherst Villiers, he had bought it almost new in 1933 and had kept it in careful storage throughout the war… Bond drove it hard and well and with an almost sensual pleasure” (Ian Fleming, Casino Royale). Housed in the original clamshell box, with the original leather case holding two bespoke Bentley playing cards. Desirable signed by Stirling Moss.
Price: $2,800.00 Item Number: 109645
Austin, TX: Write Bloody Press, 2013.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers as issued. Signed by Ernest Cline on the title page. In fine condition.
Price: $200.00 Item Number: 12020
London: Penguin Classics, 2013.
First edition of the 50th anniversary of the author’s most well known work, which went on to reinvigorate the spy genre. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by John le Carre on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Price: $475.00 Item Number: 3356
New York: Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2014.
First edition of this fantasy novella by George R.R. Martin. Octavo, original boards, pictorial endpapers. Signed by George R.R. Martin on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket art and illustrations throughout by Luis Royo.
Price: $225.00 Item Number: 4345
First Edition of So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-Winning Author Patrick Modiano to Philip Roth
Boston/ New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
First edition in English of this haunting novel of suspense. Octavo, original cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page to fellow writer Philip Roth, “Pour Philip, avec toute mon amitie Patrick Modiano.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Brian Moore. Translated from the French by Euan Cameron. From the library of Philip Roth. An exceptional association.
Price: $2,500.00 Item Number: 117832
"A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge": First Editions of Each Volume in the Authors Acclaimed Series; The Leather-Cloth Boxed Set; Each volume Signed by George R.R. Martin
The Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire Saga:] A Game of Thrones; A Clash of Kings; A Storm of Swords; A Feast for Crows; A Dance with Dragons: Leather-Cloth Boxed Set
New York: Bantam Books, 2015.
First editions of the leather boxed edition set of each of the five volumes in the author’s Game of Thrones series. Octavo, five volumes, original leather. Each volume is signed by George R.R. Martin on the title page. Each volume is in fine condition. The box is in fine condition.
Price: $2,000.00 Item Number: 59049
"A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge": A Game of Thrones, Twentieth Anniversary Edition; Signed by George R.R. Martin
New York: Bantam Books, 2016.
First illustrated edition of the twentieth anniversary edition. Octavo, original boards, cartographic endpapers. Signed by George R.R. Martin on the title page. Foreword by John Hodgman.
Price: $1,400.00 Item Number: 59066
“No one in the world gets what they want and that is beautiful": Signed Limited First Edition of Ready Player One
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2016.
Signed limited first edition of Cline’s first novel. Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by Ernest Cline. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Desert Isle Design. Introduction by Patrick Rothfuss. Lacero by Andy Weir.
Price: $550.00 Item Number: 120449
London: Penguin/Viking, 2019.
First edition of this novel by the author of The Spy Who Came In From the Cold. Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by John le Carre. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Superfantastic. Author photograph by Nadav Kander.
Price: $150.00 Item Number: 116369