I Am Legend
By Richard Matheson
First edition, first impression (Walker & Co, 1954). Signed, inscribed and dated by the author to the front endpaper: '7/08 To Bruce - all best - Richard Matheson'. 8vo, publisher's white cloth, spine stamped in black. Light toning to edges. The original and unclipped dust jacket has a tiny nick to top edge and small 6mm closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel; very faint toning to spine panel. A fine copy otherwise. Famously adapted to film as 'The Last Man on Earth' in 1964, 'The Omega Man' in 1971 and 'I am Legend' in 2007.
The Time of the Angels
By Iris Murdoch
First Edition, First Impression (Chatto & Windus, 1966). Signed by the author to the title page. Inscription to front endpaper; edges toned; minor bumping to spine tips. Original and unclipped dust jacket has a closed tear to bottom edge of front panel and to top edge of rear; some creasing to front flap with one crease to rear flap. Small chip to top of spine panel; a little wear to extremities. A very good copy of the author’s tenth novel, which is hard to find with her signature.
Consider Her Ways & Others
By John Wyndham
First Edition, First Impression (Michael Joseph, 1961). Toning to edges; light off-setting to front and rear endpapers; minor compression to spine tips. Original and unclipped dust jacket has small closed tears to bottom and top edges of front panel and top edge of rear panel with a couple of discreet tape repairs to verso; light rubbing to extremities.
By Thomas Pynchon
First Edition, First Impression (Viking, 1973). Winner of the 1974 National Book Award and one of 4,000 copies in hardcover. First Issue dust jacket with the ISBN lettered in white over red on the rear panel and publishers date code '0273' on lower front flap. Couple of minor bumps and a little rubbing to corners of boards, contents pristine. Price-clipped dust jacket has a few soft creases and a little abrasion to top corner of rear panel. An excellent example of a novel considered by some to be among the greatest American Novels.