Signed Editions - Only In Bury Place

Thanks to our prestigious series of events and our excellent location, we get a lot of famous authors dropping by. The result is a constantly changing selection of highly-collectible signed first editions. Below you'll find a selection of what we have.

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This Little Art

Kate Briggs

From the publisher:

An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs’s THIS LITTLE ART is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and ...

A Life of My Own

Claire Tomalin

From the publisher:

A memoir that follows Claire Tomalin through triumph and tragedy in about equal measure, from the disastrous marriage of her parents and the often difficult wartime childhood ...

Mayhem: A Memoir

Sigrid Rausing

From the publisher:

A searingly powerful memoir about the impact of addiction on a familyIn the summer of 2012 a woman named Eva was found dead in the London townhouse she shared with her ...

The Growing Season

Helen Sedgwick

From the publisher:

And yet she has sacrificed her career, and maybe even her relationship, campaigning against FullLife’s biotech baby pouches. What drove him and Eva apart may just bring ...

Worlds from the Word’s End

Joanna Walsh

From the publisher:

This follow-up to Vertigo cements Joanna Walsh’s reputation as one of the sharpest writers of this century. Wearing her learning lightly, Walsh’s stories make us see the ...

Innocents and Others

Dana Spiotta

From the publisher:

Meadow Mori and Carrie Wexler grew up together in Los Angeles, and both became film-makers. Meadow makes challenging documentaries; Carrie makes successful feature films ...

Familiar Things

Hwang Sok-Yong

From the publisher:

Seoul. On the outskirts of South Korea’s glittering metropolis is a place few people know about: a vast landfill site called Flower Island. Home to those driven from the ...

Petite Fleur

Iosi Havilio, translated by Lorna Scott-Fox

From the publisher:

When his fireworks factory job ends explosively, Jose uncovers surprising new talents: childcare, cleaning, gardening, he excels at it all. But hanging out with his ...

Theft by Finding: Diaries

David Sedaris

From the publisher:

The me that hates my own child, that put my perfectly healthy dog to sleep? The me who thinks, deep down, that maybe the wire was overrated? For nearly four decades, David ...

The Wolf Wilder

Katherine Rundell, illustrated by Gelrev Ongbico

From the publisher:

Feodora and her mother live in the snowbound woods of Russia, in a house full of food and fireplaces. Ten minutes away, in a ruined chapel, lives a pack of wolves. ...

The Teleportation Accident

Ned Beauman

From the publisher:

From the award-winning Ned Beauman, an ‘unquestionably brilliant’ (TLS) novel that establishes him as one of the exciting and influential voices in modern British fiction.


Katherine Rundell

From the publisher:

Charles, a fellow survivor and an eccentric scholar, finds Sophie and brings her home to his London bachelor flat. Raised in a quirky home filled with music, words and love ...

A Book of Untruths

Miranda Doyle

From the publisher:

A Book of Untruths is a family story told through a series of lies. Each short chapter features one of these lies and each lie builds to form a picture of a life-Miranda ...


Will Self

From the publisher:

‘WHATEVER YOU DO hang on to the phone. . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! Feel the smoothness of its bevelled screen . . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! Place your thumb ...

The Girl Savage

Katherine Rundell

From the publisher:

Wilhelmina Silver’s world is golden. Living half-wild on an African farm with her horse, her monkey and her best friend, every day is beautiful. But when her home is sold ...

Towards Mellbreak

Marie-Elsa Bragg

From the publisher:

After many generations, it is now, in 1971, Harold who runs Ard Farm. As the years pass, and Harold has a son of his own, he strives to keep control of his land, to make a ...

All the Good Things

Clare Fisher

From the publisher:

What if you did a very bad thing... but that wasn’t the end of the story’An extremely moving, emotional rollercoaster of a debut novel’ 5* Goodreads reviewTwenty-one ...

White Tears

Hari Kunzru

Theo Tait writes:

In 1903, W.C. Handy, the self-proclaimed ‘father of the blues’, was touring Mississippi with his band, the Colored Knights of Pythias, when he fell asleep at a railway ...


Brian Van Reet

From the publisher:

Two decades of fighting – and the new wave of super-radicalised fighters joining the ranks in the wake of the September 11 attacks – have left him questioning his ...

Satin Island

Tom McCarthy

From the publisher:

spends his days procrastinating, meandering through endless buffer-zones of information and becoming obsessed by the images with which the world bombards him on a daily ...


Tom McCarthy

From the publisher:

Film Tie-in edition to be published to coincide with the release of the film Remainder. Praised by Zadie Smith as “one of the great English novels of the past ten year”, ...

Keeping on Keeping on

Alan Bennett

From the publisher:

‘I seem to have banged on this year rather more than usual. I make no apology for that, nor am I nervous that it will it make a jot of difference. I shall still be thought ...