Signed means the book has been signed by its author (or perhaps by an illustrator, or editor). Signed books are much desired by collectors, and, generally speaking, a signature will enhance the value of the book.
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Peronnik the Fool. 1933.£110.00
MOORE, George (1852-1933); Stephen Gooden (1892-1955). Peronnik the Fool. Engraved title page, 8 engravings (including two full page engravings). Interior: Occasional foxing and spotting, old glue staining to endpapers. Exterior: Publisher’s vellum, lettered in gilt (some wear, lacking original slipcase). LIMITED EDITION OF 525 COPIES, SIGNED BY GEORGE MOORE AND STEPHEN GOODEN, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 232. 4to. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1933.
QUENNELL, Peter. Poems. Interior: Browning to a few pages, sporadic foxing/spotting. Binding: Publisher’s blue quarter cloth with marbled boards (light wear, wear to corners). LIMITED EDITION OF 60 COPIES SIGNED BY PETER QUENNELL OF WHICH THIS IS NUMBER 11. Peter Quennell (1905-93) was the son of authors C.H.B. and Marjorie Quennell. He was an English biographer, literary historian, editor, essayist, poet, and critic. He wrote extensively on social history. 4to. (Size) London: Chatto & Windus, 1926.
The Chief Victories of the Emperor Charles… 1870.£600.00
Sir Anthony Coningham Stirling’s (Crimea Campaign) copy- SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY Sir William Stirling Maxwell. MAXWELL, William Stirling (1818-78). The Chief Victories of the Emperor Charles The Fifth Designed By Martin Heemskerck In M.D. L. V. Xxxvi, 91, . Beautifully illustrated throughout, decorative endpapers. Interior: some occasional light soiling. Binding: Publisher’s yellow and black pictorial cloth (some wear). Folio. London and Edinburgh: Privately Printed For The Editor, 1870.
The Cinder Path. 2009.£15.00
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. MOTION, Andrew (1952-) The Cinder Path. (text clean and bright). Publisher’s blue boards (light wear) with purple pictorial dust-wrapper (creasing to rear panel of jacket and light wear). 8vo. London: Faber & Faber, 2009.
Leonardo The Florentine. 1927.£90.00
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. ANNAND TAYLOR, Rachel (1876-1960). Leonardo The Florentine. 9 plates. (Occasional light spotting to text). Publisher’s blue cloth (corners bumped, minor wear) with cream pictorial dust-jacket (torn with loss, visible old paper repairs to front, spine and lower part of jacket). London: Richards Press, 1927.
Love, Let Me Not Hunger. 1963.£65.00
SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ALSO BY THE ACTOR RICHARD HEARNE. GALLICO, Paul (1897-1976). Love, Let Me Not Hunger. FIRST EDITION. (Pages lightly age toned). Publisher’s green cloth (light wear) with black pictorial dust-jacket (chipping with loss, some wear, presented in protective sleeve). London: William Heinemann Limited, 1963.