A hardcover signed Special Edition ( issued in the same year as the paperback , which was the first printing) of G.P Taylor's WORMWOOD, Faber & Faber, 2004.
Signed ( boldly) to the title page by the author, undedicated, no other marks or damage noted. this edition incudes a central section of b&w photographs and maps of London in te period of teh novel ( the early 1700's) . The author's second book, after Shadowmancer.
London, 1756. Panic fills the streets when the earth suddenly lurches forward and starts spinning out of control. Within moments, eleven days and nights flash through the sky, finally leaving the city in total darkness. Is the end of the world at hand? Agetta Lamian fears so. She's the young housemaid of Dr. Sabian Blake, a scientist who has recently acquired the Nemorensis, the legendary book said to unlock the secrets of the universe. Then Agetta overhears Dr. Blake's prophecy: a comet called Wormwood is headed toward London. . . .