Title THE FIREMAN Signed 'Red Edged' First Edition plus Signed Collectable Bookmark, Signed Preview Edition & Signed Postcard
Book Condition New, fine
Jacket Condition New, fine
Edition First edition, first printing
Publisher United Kingdom Gollancz 2016
0575130717 / 9780575130715
Item Number 874
On offer is the first printing of the first edition of the U.K./Gollancz release of The Fireman by Joe Hill. This is the collectable 'Red Edged' edition with red coloured page edges. It is signed and doodled with a phoenix to a tip-in page by Joe Hill.
Also included are several very scarce promotional items, all signed:
1. A signed promotional Fireman bookmark
2. A very rare signed 153 page softcover proof preview edition is also included. This preview edition was published the year prior to the publication of The Fireman. It contains the first 13 chapters and the text is double spaced as you would expect in a proof edition. The promotional blurb on the back features the original planned publication date of 17.5.2016 which was later changed to 7.6.2016. This is not to be confused with the 32 page Waterstones preview booklet given out at the Gollancz festival as this has a much larger page and chapter count and was published before it. Joe Hill has signed this preview edition to the front card cover using a black sharpie. There were reportedly only 100 of these produced.
3. A very rare signed promotional postcard. On the one side is a picture of an island with the title 'Welcome to Martha's Island'. It is extremely rare, I have never seen one come up for sale before.