THE EYRE AFFAIR; LOST IN A GOOD BOOK; THE WELL OF LOST PLOTS; SOMETHING ROTTEN. 4 Volume set of Thursday Next books.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, (2001-04) dj. SIGNED hardcover first editions - The first four books in this eccentric and clever bibliomystery series, featuring Special Operative Thursday Next, a literary detective, whose job is to keep characters in books from being stolen. Set in "1985 Great Britain where time travel is routine, cloning is reality and literature is taken very, very seriously." Each copy is SIGNED on the title page by the author simply as "Jasper." 384, 372, 361, and 393 pp. respectively, plus tongue-in-cheek ads at the end of each volume. Includes several promotional postcards, all in as new condition. ISBN: 0-340-820470.