Signed Editions Club
A new collectable edition, carefully selected and delivered to you each month
- First edition and first printing only
- Chosen by our expert booksellers
- Authenticity guaranteed
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One of the great joys of being a bookseller is the opportunity to share our passion and recommend our favourite books. Starting in September, we’re launching the Signed Editions Club to do just that.
Over the years many authors have visited and have become friends of the bookshop. We’re therefore able to secure highly collectable signed first editions of the best literary fiction published today. As a member of the Signed Editions Club, each month you’ll receive a carefully selected signed first edition directly from the bookshop.
This is a great way to build a personal library of collectable signed literary fiction, and also to keep up with the best writing being published today.
The Signed Editions Club will start in September with signed first editions of Sebastian Faulks’ keenly awaited new novel, Paris Echo. Then in October, members will receive Melmoth by Sarah Perry. From then on, month by month there will be a new signed first edition – more information to follow!
Managing Senior Bookseller
Topping & Company Booksellers of Bath
September Signed First Edition
Here is Paris as you have never seen it before – a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria.
In this urgent and deeply moving novel, Faulks deals with questions of empire, grievance and identity. With great originality and a dark humour, Paris Echo asks how much we really need to know if we are to live a valuable life.
‘Faulks captures the voice of a century’ The Sunday Times
‘The most impressive novelist of his generation’ The Sunday Telegraph
October Signed First Edition
Inspired by Charles Maturin’s “forgotten gothic masterpiece” Melmoth the Wanderer, Sarah Perry’s novel begins in the present day, and takes its ensemble cast of characters on a “spectacular” journey through time. An intriguing, enigmatic gem of a novel that matches the brilliance of the award-winning The Essex Serpent, Melmoth is a masterpiece of moral complexity, asking us profound questions about the human capacity for good and evil and how often the two are intertwined.
‘Perry bleeds light into darkness and back again with a mastery born of her deep professional acquaintance with the Gothic tradition’ The Times