First Edition of Hunter S. Thompsons Memoir Kingdom of Fear; Signed by the Author
Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century.
Thompson, Hunter S.
Item Number: 2343
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.
First edition of the author’s memoir. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed in full by Hunter S. Thompson. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"Rollickingly funny throughout, Thompson's latest proves that the father of gonzo journalism is alive and well" (Publishers Weekly).
Other Books by this Author
"California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains": First Edition of Hunter Thompsons celebrated first book Hells Angels; Signed by Him
New York: Random House, 1967.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Boldly signed by Hunter S. Thompson on the half-title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A superior example of this title.
"Tune in, freak out, get beaten": First Edition of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas; Signed by Hunter S. Thompson and Illustrator Ralph Steadman
New York: Random House, 1971.
First edition of the author’s second book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Hunter S. Thompson on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. A very sharp example.
First Edition of "this Cornerstone of American Political Journalism" Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail 72; Signed by Hunter S. Thompson, George McGovern, Jimmy Carter and Illustrator Ralph Steadman
San Francisco: Arrow Books, 1973.
First edition of the author’s third book. Octavo, original black boards. Signed by Hunter Thompson, subject, George McGovern, Jimmy Carter and the illustrator, Ralph Steadman. Fine in a near fine first issue price-clipped dust jacket with the white boarder around the photograph of Thompson and McGovern on the back panel. A unique example with this collection of signatures.
"The years that were covered in these letters, were like riding on a bullet train": First Edition of Fear and Loathing in America: The Gonzo Letters Volume II; Signed by Hunter S. Thompson and David Halberstam
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.
First edition of this collection of of letters Hunter S. Thompson. Octavo, original boards. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelf wear. Signed by both Hunter Thompson on the half-title page and David Halberstam on the title page, who contributed the foreword to this volume.
First Modern Library Edition of Hell's Angels; From the Librarian of Novelist Peter Matthiessen; Signed by Hunter S. Thompson
New York: Modern Library, 1999.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Hunter S. Thompson on the half title page. From the library of Peter Matthiessen, with some underlining in pencil in Matthiessen’s hand. Very good in a very good dust jacket.
“I felt a tremendous distance between myself and everything real": First Edition of The Rum Diary; Signed by Hunter Thompson
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
First edition of the author’s only published novel. Octavo, original black half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Hunter S. Thompson on the half title page.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1956.
First edition of the re-issue. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Portia Washington Pittman to Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper, To Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt The First Lady of the World- Sincerely- Portia Washington Pittman- Daughter of Booker T. Washington Sept. 1956.” Some tape residue to the front free endpaper and some wear to the cloth in a very good dust jacket.
“Perhaps the greatest charm of tramp-life is the absence of monotony": First Edition of The Road; Inscribed by Jack London
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1907.
First edition, second state of the binding. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated with 48 full-page plates. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Dear Margaret: Sincerely yours, Jack London Oct. 15, 1915.” In very good condition, with a tasteful bookplate to the inner gutter and a small discoloration to the spine panel.
New York: Financial Guardian Publishing Company, 1927.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Robert Rend With all good wishes for the success of his new book sincerely W.D. Gann May 12, 1942.” Some light rubbing, near fine in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the foot of the spine. Books signed or inscribed by W.D. Gann are rare.
New York: Doubleday Press, 1987.
First edition, signed Limited edition. Octavo, original blue leather, all edges gilt. One of 250 numbered copies, signed by George Bush. Fine in a fine slipcase.