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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The Remainder

Alia Trabucco Zeran, translated by Sophie Hughes

From the publisher:

Santiago, Chile. The city is covered in ash, a deceased mother is lost in transit, and three children of ex-militants face a past they can neither remember nor forget. ...

To Throw Away Unopened

Viv Albertine

From the publisher:

To Throw Away Unopened is a fearless dissection of one woman’s obsession with the truth – the truth about family, power, and her identity as a rebel and outsider.

Built on Sand

Paul Scraton, edited by Gary Budden

From the publisher:

The stories of Berlin are the stories BUILT ON SAND; a novel offering a portrait of a city three decades on from the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the legacy of that history in ...


Michelle Paver

From the publisher:

Spanning five centuries, this is a darkly gothic thriller about murderous obsession and one girl’s longing to fly free.

Tragedy, the Greeks and Us

Simon Critchley

From the publisher:

We might think we are through with the past, but the past isn’t through with us. Tragedy permits us to come face to face with the things we don’t want to know about ...

Character Breakdown

Zawe Ashton

From the publisher:

Cult heroine Zawe Ashton brings us a unique look at life, work and the absurdities of contemporary lifeZawe Ashton has been acting since she was six. In it, she encounters ...


Elizabeth Cook

From the publisher:

King David sings his psalms. A world away, King Henry plots. And courtier Thomas Wyatt sees them both, his beloved falcon Lukkes on his arm. David wants Bathsheba. Henry ...

Guestbook: Ghost Stories

Leanne Shapton

From the publisher:

‘Shapton has created a mystical territory – a performance, an exhibition, a guestbook – in which I felt the ghost within myself; the thing that will outlive me. A ...


Ali Smith

From the publisher:

‘Her best book yet, a dazzling hymn to hope, uniting the past and the present with a chorus of voices’ Observer ‘Spring is an astonishing accomplishment and a book ...


Max Porter

From the publisher:

Everyday lives conjure a tapestry of fabulism and domesticity. This village belongs to the people who live in it and to the people who lived in it hundreds of years ago.

A Good Enough Mother

Bev Thomas

From the publisher:

Dr. Ruth Hartland rises to difficult tasks. But today, in the run up to her son Tom’s birthday, one question preoccupies her: where did Tom go when he disappeared? When ...

A Terrible Country

Keith Gessen

Vadim Nikitin writes:

One of my parents’ favourite Soviet films is called Autumn Marathon. Its main character, an academic translator, is living a double life. Out of divided loyalties rather ...


Will Eaves

From the publisher:

Taking its cue from the arrest and legally enforced chemical castration of the mathematician Alan Turing, Murmur is the account of a man who responds to intolerable physical ...


Alex Pheby

From the publisher:

Lucia is intellectually uncompromising. Lucia is emotionally devastating. Lucia is unlike anything anyone else has ever written.

The Runaways

Fatima Bhutto

From the publisher:

‘Bhutto’s new novel will move you with its profound wisdom and sharp grasp of our turbulent times’ Elif Shafak ‘This is a bold and probing novel, from a writer ...

City of Jasmine

Olga Grjasnowa, translated by Katy Derbyshire

From the publisher:

A poignant story of three young adults trying to make a future for themselves in war-torn Damascus


Jasmin B. Frelih

From the publisher:

A highly topical and extraordinary debut from one of Slovenia’s rising stars


Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. Hayden

From the publisher:

A multi-prize-winning debut novel from one of Russia’s most exciting new talents

The Good Immigrant USA

Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman

From the publisher:

The Good Immigrant USA is a collection of twenty-six personal essays by writers and personalities exploring race, identity and culture, a follow up to the British Book Award ...


Adam Scovell

From the publisher:

The debut novel from Adam Scovell (Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange) MOTHLIGHT is an uncanny story of grief, memory and the price of obsession, steeped in dusty ...

For The Good Times

David Keenan

From the publisher:

But when punk rock arrives and the hard edge of the decade starts to reveal its true paranoid colours, Sammy finds himself increasingly isolated, especially after bizarre and ...

The Little House

Kyoko Nakajima, translated by Ginny Takemori

From the publisher:

On the outskirts of Tokyo stands a modest European style house. There a woman named Taki has worked as a maidservant in the house and lived with its owners, the Hirai family. ...


Rachel Edwards

From the publisher:

A teenage girl clashes with her new stepmother in this debut thriller with an unforgettable twist

Dream Sequence

Adam Foulds

From the publisher:

Henry Banks, a brilliant but narcissistic young actor, is prepared to go to any length for a role, to capitalise on his successes in television drama by securing the lead in ...


Wayne Holloway

From the publisher:

The year 2036; in a broken, post-Federal America, ex-Marine Frank Dubois journeys from LA to Detroit to find redemption. In present day Hollywood, a British film director hustles ...

Nocilla Lab

Agustin Fernandez Mallo, translated by Thomas Bunstead

From the publisher:

NOCILLA LAB is the third volume in the celebrated Nocilla Trilogy by Agustin Fernandez Mallo, translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead.