First Edition of John Grishams First Book A Time To Kill; Inscribed by Him
A Time To Kill: Novel of Retribution.
Item Number: 3875
New York: Wynwood Press, 1989.
First edition of the Grisham’s first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated by John Grisham on the half-title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Jacket design by Susanne DeMarco.
A Time To Kill was rejected by numerous publishers before Wynwood Press eventually published it in a small first printing of only 5,000 copies. "Grisham's pleasure in relating the Byzantine complexities of Clanton politics is contagious and he tells a good story...An enjoyable book" (Library Journal).