Walter Jon Williams "The Rift" Signed First Edition, Leather Bound Collector's Edition w/COA [Sealed]

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Personally signed by Walter Jon Williams 

 

Easton Press. Norwalk, CT. 1999. Walter Jon Williams "The Rift". Personally signed by Walter Jon Williams. Signed First Edition. This is a numbered limited collector's edition. The Signed First Edition of Science Fiction collection. Beautifully illustrated and luxuriously bound in full genuine leather. As new, sealed without any visible flaws. Includes the original collector's notes and COA (Certificate of Authenticity) by the publisher.

 

About the book

The Rift is a 1999 science fiction novel by American writer Walter Jon Williams. It concerns the effects of a massive earthquake in the US states of Missouri, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Largely using the 1811-12 New Madrid earthquake as a base, he depicts the breakdown of infrastructure that would result if an earthquake of equal magnitude were to occur today.

The title of the novel is a double-entendre. It is a reference to the theory that the New Madrid quake was the result of a failed "rifting" of North America, but also to the deep racial and social divides that are portrayed throughout the story.

 

About the author

Walter Jon Williams (born October 28, 1953) is an American writer, primarily of science fiction. Previously he wrote nautical adventure fiction under the name Jon Williams, in particular, Privateers and Gentlemen (1981–1984), a series of historical novels set during the age of sail.

 

Features

Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations

Near Fine+. Sealed with a mark to the top of the gilded page edge. Otherwise, a wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Tight and square spine. Unread book. No attached bookplate or indication of any removed.
Publisher:
Easton Press
Edition:
Signed First Edition
Binding:
Full Genuine Leather
Author:
Walter Jon Williams
Lifetime Guarantee of Signature Authenticity:
Personally signed by Walter Jon Williams directly onto the title page. The autograph is not a facsimile, stamp or auto-pen.