First edition of Funeral in Berlin; Inscribed by Len Deighton
Funeral In Berlin.
Item Number: 5053
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1964.
First British edition. Octavo original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Len Deighton on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light wear.
"A ferociously cool fable, even better than The Spy Who Came In From the Cold" (New York Times).
Other Books by this Author
“He had a long thin nose, a moustache like flock wallpaper, sparse, carefully combed hair, and the complexion of a Hovis loaf": First Edition of Len Deighton's The Ipcress File; Lengthily Inscribed by Him
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1962.
First British edition of Deighton’s first novel. Octavo, original cloth. Lengthily inscribed by the author on the title page. Fine in a very good dust jacket that shows light wear. Jacket design by Raymond Hawkey.
New York: Scribners, 1999.
First edition of this a psychological horror novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Stephen King on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by John Fontana.
“He felt all at once like an ineffectual moth, fluttering at the windowpane of reality, dimly seeing it from outside": First Edition of Philip K. Dick's Ubik; Signed by Him
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1969.
First edition of one of Philip K. Dick’s most acclaimed novels. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Philip K. Dick on the title page. A touch of rubbing, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Jacket design by Peter Rauch. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare and desirable signed.
“And in friendship and still more here, in this central business of love, accident rules it seems to me almost altogether”: First Edition of The Passionate Friends; Inscribed by H.G. Wells to His Cousin
London: Macmillan and Co, 1913.
First edition of this novel, which was the first introduction of Wells’s notion of an “open conspiracy” of individuals to achieve a world state through an “open conspiracy against potentates and prejudices and all the separating powers of darkness.” Octavo, original green cloth, gilt titles to the spine, gilt topstain. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to his cousin, “H.G. Wells to his cousin Jane Knight.” Bookplate of Larry McMurtry on the front pastedown. In near fine condition with light offsetting to the endpapers. A nice association and with noted provenance.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1919.
First edition of Wells’s modern retelling of the story of Job. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by H.G. Wells on the half-title page. In very good condition with light rubbing.