First British Edition of Gold Bless You Mr. Rosewater; Signed by Kurt Vonnegut

  • God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine.

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater or Pearls Before Swine.

Item Number: 267

London: Jonathan Cape, 1965.

First British edition of the author’s fifth novel, a classic satire, which introduces the reader to Kilgore Trout. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Kurt Vonnegut opposite the title page. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Jonathan Miller.

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater is author's fifth novel and comic masterpiece. "A brilliantly funny satire on almost everything" (Conrad Aiken). It was adapted as a musical in 1979, marking the first collaboration of composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman.