1st Printing. Signed. 392 pages. Published in 2011. The author's breakthrough "Peter Grant" novel. One of the most sensational literary debuts of our time. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the American Edition. The novel was subsequently published in the United States as "Midnight Riot". All of the other sequel-novels are published as part of the "Rivers of London" Series. Published in a very small and limited first print run (as a hardcover original) of reportedly 5000 copies only that sold out upon publication. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Ben Denis Aaronovitch's "Rivers of London". The most imaginative and most ambitious police procedural-cum-urban fantasy novel AND ongoing Series of our time. "Probationary Constable Peter Grant dreams of being a detective in London's Metropolitan Police. Too bad his superior plans to assign him to the Case Progression Unit, where the biggest threat he'll face is a paper cut. But Peter's prospects change in the aftermath of a puzzling murder, when he gains exclusive information from an eyewitness who happens to be a ghost. Peter's ability to speak with the lingering dead brings him to the attention of Detective Chief Inspector Thomas Nightingale, who investigates crimes involving magic and other manifestations of the uncanny. Now, as a wave of brutal and bizarre murders engulfs the city, Peter is plunged into a world where gods and goddesses mingle with mortals and a long-dead evil is making a comeback on a rising tide of magic" (Publisher's blurb). As Diana Gabaldon raves on the DJ cover, "Rivers of London" answers the all-important, life-changing question: What would happen if Harry Potter, Child Wizard Par Excellence, grew up to become a Private Investigator? He would become Peter Grant. An absolute "must-have" title for Ben Aaronovitch and "Rivers of London"/Peter Grant collectors. This copy is very boldly and beautifully signed, dated, and inscribed ("lined") in blue ink-pen on the title page by the author: " 'Fuck me I can do magic', Ben Aaronovitch 10/1/2011". It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. The inscription is Peter Grant's favorite and most-often quoted line. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of very few such signed, dated, and inscribed ("lined") copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: This inaugural title of the "Peter Grant" Series is a global bestseller, but was published in a first print run of 5000 copies only. As such, copies available online command as much as $500. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A rare signed copy thus. One of the most brilliant novelists of our time. A fine collectible copy. ISBN 0575097566. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: RIVERS OF LONDON - Rare Fine Copy of The ...
Publisher: London, England: Gollancz/Orion Publishing Group
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Rivers of London This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages will be missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in great condition and the front cover is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Shipping is normally same day from our UK warehouse. We offer a money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780575097568
Book Description Gollancz 10/01/2011, 2011. Book Condition: Good. Will be shipped promptly from UK warehouse. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling and tight spine. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use but overall a great book. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780575097568
Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005960434
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002689335
Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0575097566
Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 3rd Impression. Numbering print run sequence reads 357910864. Dustwrapper not price clipped and no inscriptions/markings.First volume in the series.Foredge and top edge sunned. Bookseller Inventory # 16093
Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Book Condition: Good. 1ST. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP38307209
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002449763
Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First edition seventh impression in near fine condition, no internal markings, pages clean, binding firm, the jacket has some minor wear to extremities, now in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-16474901995
Book Description Gollancz, 2011. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. , 650grams, ISBN:9780575097568. Bookseller Inventory # 6424428