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.


Sharlene Teo

From the publisher:

Set in Singapore, and spanning fifty years, Ponti is a sweeping story of three women and the guilt that ties them to each other. For fans of Zadie Smith and Elena Ferrante.

The British Museum

James Hamilton

From the publisher:

A concise history of one of the world’s greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753 to the present day.

Calling a Wolf a Wolf

Kaveh Akbar

From the publisher:

A POETRY BOOK SOCIETY RECOMMENDATION I could not be held responsible for desire he could not be held at all Tracking the joys and pains of the path through addiction, and ...

The Melody

Jim Crace

Luke Kennard writes:

Alfred Busi, the protagonist of Jim Crace’s new novel, is a songwriter with an enchanting and consoling voice, so celebrated in his home city that, when the book opens, he ...

Don’t Call Us Dead

Danez Smith

From the publisher:

A FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY 2017`[Smith’s] poems are enriched to the point of volatility, but they pay out, often, in sudden joy’ The New Yorker ...


Kayo Chingonyi

From the publisher:

Translating as ‘initiation’, kumukanda is the name given to the rites a young boy from the Luvale tribe must pass through before he is considered a man. In this book, the ...

A Long Way From Home

Peter Carey

From the publisher:

Together with Willie, their lanky navigator, they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal race around the continent, over roads no car will ever quite survive.A Long Way from ...

The Mains

Patrick Davidson Roberts

From the publisher:

'The emotional geography charted in Patrick Davidson Roberts's collection is criss-crossed with fractures and fault lines. Here is a country where there is no safe passage ...

At the Strangers’ Gate

Adam Gopnik

From the publisher:

From The New York Times best-selling author of Paris to the Moon and beloved New Yorker writer, a memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s.