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MOON [Signed and Inscribed by the author]
New English Library [N.E.L.], London 1985 - First impression of the true first edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the title-page: 'To Stephen. Keep reading - and good luck in the exams. James Herbert' in black ink pen. ***Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine. Black front and rear free endpapers and pastedowns. Illustrated with small black and white line illustrated 'moon and cloud' chapter-heads. Pages clean. No inscriptions (other than the author's). Spine tight. ***In a near fine colour-illustrated dustwrapper that has not been price-clipped, showing original publisher's price of £9.95 net. Very tiny nick to outer surface of rear panel of dustwrapper. No tears. Spine and front and rear panels of dustwrapper bright. 272 pages. 242mm x 154 mm. ***'He had fled from the terrors of his past, finding refuge in the quietness of the island. And for a time he lived in peace. ***Until the 'sightings' began again, visions of horror seeping into his mind like poisonous tendrils, violent acts that were hideously macabre, the thoughts becoming intense. ***He witnessed the grotesque acts of another, a thing that gloried in murder and mutilation, a monster that soon became aware of the observer within its own mind. and relished the contact. ***A creature that eventually would come to the island to seek him out ---. *** 'First impression of the true first edition in its original dustwrapper in very nice, bright collectable condition, especially hard to find signed and inscribed by the author. Of interest to collectors of James Herbert and horror fiction first editions. ***Scarce. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Orlando Booksellers]
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