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$900 for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


It’s interesting to see demand for Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. In June, AbeBooks sold a copy for $900 – the highest price paid so far to my knowledge. It was a first edition, first printing, of the English translation. Back in March, the most expensive copy sold by AbeBooks was for $276.

There are copies of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo signed by the translator, Reg Keeland, but prices for those books are high and range from $1,270 to $5,090. I wonder if someone will pick up a copy – at least the translator is getting some exposure for, what I’m sure is, a tough job.

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Richard Davies

2 Responses to “$900 for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”

  1. I have a HB copy of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ first edition, second printing, signed by Reg Keeland (including expletive) that I would like to sell. Any offers? I also have first edition,first printing HB copies of the other two books.

  2. Yes! Kudos to the translator. What an amazing job done well. I’m sure nothing was lost in translation because it flowed so well and was very riveting.