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click for a larger image of item #29928, Signed Handbill for Fever Pitch (n.p.), G&J Productions, 1995. A handbill for the U.K. tour of the play version of Hornby's well-received first book, a collection of short autobiographical pieces published in 1992 and recounting, and reflecting on, the author's life as a fan of the Arsenal football (soccer) team. Later the basis for a U.K. film in 1997 in which Colin Firth played a character based on the author and a 2005 U.S. film in which the location was moved from London to Boston and the sport shifted from football to baseball. The play version was adapted and directed by Paul Hodson and was performed, as a one-man show, by his brother, Robin Hodson. The handbill is 5-3/4" x 8-1/4" and is signed by Hornby. Tour dates on verso. Fine. Scarce ephemera, and especially uncommon signed. [#029928] $175
(NY), Riverhead Books, (2001). The advance reading copy of the first American edition of this anthology of stories, edited by Hornby. With contributions by Hornby, Dave Eggers, Roddy Doyle, Irvine Welsh, Zadie Smith, Helen Fielding, and others. Signed by Hornby. Fine in wrappers. [#914143] $70
(NY), Riverhead Books, (2001). An advance reading excerpt of the American edition of this anthology of stories, edited by Hornby. Printing the stories by Hornby, Zadie Smith, and Nick Harris. Signed by Hornby. Fine in stapled wrappers. [#914144] $70
click for a larger image of item #32986, Songbook (San Francisco), (McSweeney's), (2002). Essays by Hornby about music and songs that have been important to him, illustrated by Marcel Dzama. Inscribed by the author. Fine, without dust jacket, as issued, with a CD bound in that has 11 of the songs mentioned. [#032986] $65
(London), Viking, (2001). Signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket. [#914142] $40
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