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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Anne Enright

Nicole Flattery writes:

E very​ so often a magazine will publish a graph that proves, beyond any measure of doubt, that Hollywood is sexist, with a particular bias against middle-aged women. ...


Here We Are

Graham Swift

From the publisher:

The extraordinary new novel from the author of Mothering Sunday and winner of the Booker Prize


We Swim to the Shark

Georgie Codd

From the publisher:

For readers of The Outrun and The Salt Path a meditation on diving and fear, and what we’re all really afraid of


Day Sleeper

Dorothea Lange, Sam Contis

From the publisher:

In this book Sam Contis presents a new window onto the work of the iconic American photographer Dorothea Lange. Drawing from Lange’s extensive archive, Contis constructs a ...


Fish Out of Water

Claire-Louise Bennett

From the publisher:

Claire-Louise Bennett explores the surreal portraiture of Dorothea Tanning. A chance encounter with an exhibition of Tanning’s works in Madrid reawakens a kinship between ...


When is the Present

Will Ashon

From the publisher:

Will Ashon looks to David Hockney’s portraits “My Mother, Bolton Abbey”. The image in question is a joiner, a photo-collage, of Laura Hockney made in 1982. Ashon ...


Going Dark

Julia Ebner

From the publisher:

‘A scintillating journey into a secret world that is impacting our everyday lives in ways we are only just starting to grasp’ Peter Pomerantsev ‘Humanising, engrossing ...



Luke Brown

From the publisher:

Love, envy and revenge in divided Britain



Mary Jean Chan

From the publisher:

POETRY BOOK SOCIETY RECOMMENDATION Fleche (the French word for ‘arrow’) is an offensive technique commonly used in fencing, a sport of Mary Jean Chan’s young adult ...


Beethoven Variations: Poems on a Life

Ruth Padel

From the publisher:

From the author of the bestselling Darwin: A Life in Poems, Ruth Padel’s new collection follows in the footsteps of one of the world’s greatest composers, Beethoven, and ...


Out of Darkness, Shining Light

Petina Gappah

From the publisher:

ONE OF THE GUARDIAN’S 2020 FICTION HIGHLIGHTS: Petina Gappah’s epic journey through nineteenth-century Africa is ‘engrossing, beautiful and deeply imaginative.’ (Yaa ...


Dark Satellites

Clemens Meyer

From the publisher:

Booker International-longlisted author Clemens Meyer returns with DARK SATELLITES, a collection of short stories about marginal characters in contemporary Germany.


Who am I, again?

Lenny Henry

From the publisher:

Who am I, again?’ Riotous, warm-hearted and revealing, and told with Lenny’s trademark energy – expect recipes, comic strips, and tips for aspiring comedians – Who ...


Godspeed: a memoir

Casey Legler

From the publisher:

‘I swim for every chance to get wasted – after every meet, every weekend, every travel trip. This is what I look forward to and what I tell no one: the burn of it down my ...


Against Memoir

Michelle Tea

From the publisher:

A queer countercultural icon opens up about all things artistic, radical and romantic. Winner of the PEN American Center essay prize.