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.

These titles are only available in person from the Bookshop – click 'Reserve Instore' by an individual title, or click the button below to use our contact form (please specify you would like a signed copy). Or you can contact us by phone (020 7269 9030) or email ( to reserve a copy. Payment should be made either in person at the shop, or by telephone.

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Professor Mary Beard

From the publisher:

Why the popular resonance of ‘mansplaining’ (despite the intense dislike of the term felt by many men)? It hits home for us because it points straight to what it feels ...

Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders

Robert Baird writes:

George Saunders has long had a thing for ghosts, especially ghosts who haven’t figured out that they’re dead. The title story of his first collection, CivilWarLand in ...

The Sparsholt Affair

Alan Hollinghurst

Adam Mars-Jones writes:

Alan Hollinghurst’s tally as a published novelist is six books over 29 years, so that’s more than two thousand pages of astonishing responsiveness to light, sound, ...

All We Saw

Anne Michaels

From the publisher:

A mesmerising, luminously beautiful new poetry collection from Anne Michaels, internationally acclaimed poet and bestselling author of Fugitive Pieces In this passionate, ...

Autobiography of Red

Anne Carson

Elizabeth Lowry writes:

I am going to end up talking about love, but let me start by talking about money. Money, as Marx tells us, is the enemy of mankind and social bonds. ‘If you suppose man ...

Red Doc >

Anne Carson

From the publisher:

In a stunningly original mix of poetry, drama, and narrative, Anne Carson brings the red-winged Geryon from Autobiography of Red, now called `G’, into manhood, and through ...

The Ten (Food) Commandments

Jay Rayner

From the publisher:

A title, in which, the author deals once and for all with questions like whether it is ever okay to covet thy neighbour’s oxen (it is), eating with your hands (very ...

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 ...

Universal Harvester

John Darnielle

From the publisher:

From the cult author of Wolf in White Van comes a horror- infused thriller set in a tiny Midwestern town; Clerks meets Cormac McCarthy. Jeremy works at the counter of Video ...


Christina Hesselholdt

From the publisher:

In her first book to be translated into English, Christina Hesselholdt explores everyday life, the weight of the past and the difficulty of intimacy in a uniquely playful and ...

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 ...

The Burning Girl

Claire Messud

From the publisher:

A bracing and hypnotic portrait of the complexities of female friendship from the New York Times bestselling author of The Woman Upstairs.

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 ...

Grief is the Thing with Feathers

Max Porter

From the publisher:

In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother’s sudden death. This extraordinary debut, full of unexpected humour and emotional truth, marks ...

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 ...