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    Signed First Editions of the First Three Novels in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy "Trilogy in Five Parts"

    Douglas Adams. Three Signed First Editions, including: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. New York: Harmony Books, [1980]. First American edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 215 pages. Dark blue boards blind-stamped on the front cover and lettered in violet on the spine. Original pictorial dust jacket. Minor fading to the binding edges. Very minor rubbing and tiny closed tears to the dust jacket edges. [and:] The Restaurant at the End of the Universe. New York: Harmony Books, [1982]. First American edition, with the number string beginning with a "3." Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 250 pages. Black cloth illustrated in silver on the front board and lettered in silver on the spine. Original pictorial dust jacket, price-clipped. Very minor rubbing and a tiny tear to the dust jacket. [and:] Life, the Universe and Everything. New York: Harmony Books, [1982]. First edition, first printing. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Small octavo. 227 pages. Black boards with the front illustrated in green foil and the spine lettered in green foil. Purple endpapers. Original pictorial dust jacket. Very minor rubbing to the dust jacket. All volumes in near fine condition.

    More Information: Note that there are many small differences between the U.K. and U.S. versions of Life, The Universe and Everything, mostly due to censorship.

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