Selection of author Signed Books in fine dustjackets including Helen Mirren In the Frame (1st Edn); Margaret Thatcher The Path to Power (1st Edn) and The Downing Street Years; and Charles Spencer Blenheim: Battle for Europe (1st Edn). Also a softback. Fine lot. (8)
Ellis Peters Mourning Raga, Macmillan, 1969; Never Pick Up Hitch-Hikers, Macmillan, 1976; City of Gold and Shadows, Morrow 1974; Death To the Landlords! Macmillan, 1972; and Rainbow’s End, Morrow, 1979; all First Editions signed & inscribed by the author on title page in fair to good dustjackets, Landlords with tape repair. (5)
Ellis Peters signed reprint hardbacks in complete good to fine dustjackets comprising Death Mask (2 copies), The Grass Widow’s Tale, Flight of a Witch (U.S. 1st Edn), The Piper in the Mountain, Mourning Raga, and Death and the Joyful Woman. Signed on the title page or half-title. (7)
Ellis Peters A Morbid Taste for Bones, Fawcett Popular Library, New York, 1980, paperback edition, slight creasing to cover and spine o/w good; signed and inscribed by the author on title page. Very Scarce
Ellis Peters The Summer of the Danes, The Mysterious Press, 1991, 1st USA Edition, in complete near fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by the author on the title page; an autograph compliments card from the author loosely inserted complaining of the lateness of her US publisher!
Ellis Peters The Rose Rent, William Morrow, 1986, 1st Edn; St.Peter’s Fair, William Morrow 1981, 1st Edn; and The Raven in the Foregate, Macmillan, 1986, 1st Edn; all in dustjackets, St. Peter’s Faird/jkt chipped at top & tail of spine o/w VG/Fine; all signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. A few page corners of The Rose Rent creased. (3)
Ellis Peters Holiday with Violence Headline, 1992, in fine d/jkt, signed & inscribed by the author; together with signed & inscribed reprints of The Sanctuary Sparrow (1983 p/bk), A Rare Benedictine (1990 p/bk) and Brother Cadfael’s Penance (1994 h/bk in d/jkt). Fair to VF (4)
G.F. Handel The Messiah, Novello, 1902, quarto, orig. cloth, autographed by musicians of the 1930s & 1940s on the first few pages, including Isobel Baillie, Bessie Collins, Malcolm Sargent, Kathleen Ferrier, Margaret Collier, Heddle Nash, Norman Allin and Robert Easton. Internal binding weak o/w VG.
World Cup 1966 Illustrated FDC with Phosphor set, autographed by Bobby Moore, WEMBLEY, MIDDX. FDI datestamp. Fine with rubber stamp address.