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The Wild Trees

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $75.00  $67.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2007

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 8203

ISBN: 1400064899

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Wild Trees" has been INSCRIBED "For xxxxxx with best wishes, Richard Preston" on the title page! From the master of nonfiction narrative. Richard Preston shares his protagonists' passion for tall trees, and he mastered the techniques of tall-tree climbing in order to tell the story in "The Wild Trees" - the story of the world's most splended forests and of the imperiled biosphere as a whole. View more info

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The Hot Zone/The Cobra Event/ The Demon In The Freezer/Panic In Level 4

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $750.00  $675.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8153

ISBN: 0679430946

Condition: Fine


A beautiful collection of the author's "Dark Biology Series" - all of which have been neatly SIGNED by Richard Preston on their title pages! Sold as a set only. 1) "The Hot Zone" (1994) - his most famous and thrilling work about the Ebola virus. Stephen King said of it "The first chapter of "The Hot Zone" is one of the most horrifying things I've ever read in my whole life...and then it gets worse. That's what I keep marveling over: it keeps getting worse. What a remarkable piece of work." 2) "The Cobra Event" (1997) - the story of a secret counter-terror operation. It is a dramatic, heart-s... View more info

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The Hot Zone

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $185.00  $166.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6420

Condition: Fine


This Advance Reader’s Edition of "The Hot Zone" has been SIGNED by Richard Preston. Gripping non-fiction tale of Ebola virus. A medical thriller - a must read given the world we live in! Stephen King has said that "The first chapter of 'The Hot Zone' is one of the most horrifying things I've ever read in my whole life.and then it gets worse. That's what I keep marveling over" it keeps getting worse. What a remarkable piece of work. I devoured it in two or three sittings, and have a feeling the memories will linger a long time." View more info

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The Boat of Dreams

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: NY, Touchstone (Simon & Schuster): 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5937

ISBN: 074324592X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Richard Preston on the title page! Written by the author just for one person, a life-long friend who was dying of breast cancer. He had nothing to give his friend except a story. He wrote it in a white heat, racing against her illness, in the hope of lifting her spirits and helping her to laugh and be moved. It is a Christmas Story (from the author of "The Hot Zone") which brings laughter, surprises, and tears and tells through an unforgettable story how love is the one power that can overcome all. View more info

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First Light

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: London, UK, Scribner: 1987

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4653

ISBN: 0356188434

Condition: Fine


This copy is SIGNED by Richard Preston on the title page. The first UK Printing of the author's first book. "First Light" is the result of Richard Preston's year-long visit to Palomar. It is about the telescope, the search for quasars - the strongest evidence for the existence of black holes - and it is about the extraordinary people who work the telescope. View more info

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The Boat of Dreams

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $125.00  $112.50

Publisher: Hopewell, NJ, The Freestone Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed and Dated Year of Publication By Author

Seller ID: 6640

Condition: Fine


This copy had been written and printed privately as a gift to my friends by Richard Preston. It has been SIGNED by Richard Preston on the title page and has been dated 12/12/2000. This is the original first printing which was written in memory of Robin Bloksberg "a gentle explorer" who was a close personal friend of the author. The book was subsequently printed by Touchstone Press. View more info

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The Boat of Dreams

By: Preston, Richard

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: NY, Touchstone (Simon & Schuster): 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6865

ISBN: 074324592X

Condition: Fine


This copy has been INSCRIBED "To .....Good luck, and remember to dream... Richard Preston Christmas 2003." on the title page! Written by the author just for one person, a life-long friend who was dying of breast cancer. He had nothing to give his friend except a story. He wrote it in a white heat, racing against her illness, in the hope of lifting her spirits and helping her to laugh and be moved. It is a Christmas Story (from the author of "The Hot Zone") which brings laughter, surprises, and tears and tells through an unforgettable story how love is the one power that can o... View more info

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The Boat of Dreams

By: Preston, Richard.

Price: $155.00  $139.50

Publisher: Hopewell, NJ, The Freestone Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 6468

Condition: Fine


This copy had been written and printed privately as a gift to my friends by Richard Preston. It has been SIGNED by Richard Preston and the Illustrator, George Henry Jennings on the title page and has been dated 12/12/2000. This is the original first printing which was written in memory of Robin Bloksberg "a gentle explorer" who was a close personal friend of the author. The book was subsequently printed by Touchstone Press. View more info