THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Henry Holt, (2011) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller spanning four centuries - "In the late sixteenth century, five scholars gather under the cloak of darkness to discuss God, politics, astronomy, and the black arts. Known as the School of Night, they meet in secret to avoid the wrath of Queen Elizabeth. But one of the men, Thomas Harriot, has secrets of his own, secrets he shares with one person only. . In modern-day Washington, D.C., disgraced Elizabethan scholar Henry Cavendish has been hired by the ruthless antiquities collector Bernard Styles to find a missing letter. The letter dates from the 1600s and was stolen by Henry's close friend, Alonzo Wax. Now Wax is dead and Styles wants the letter back." SIGNED on the title page. 338 pp. ISBN: 978-0805090697.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.