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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: Sequel to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. by  Douglas Adams - Signed First Edition - 1980 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 78996)

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: Sequel to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: Sequel to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

by Adams, Douglas

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New York: Harmony Books, 1980. First American edition of Adams' sequel to the The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Douglas Adams on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Ken Sansone. Jacket illustration by Peter Cross. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe is the second volume in the "The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy" series. "What’s such fun is how amusing the galaxy looks through Adams’s sardonically silly eyes" (Detroit Free Press).

Synopsis

Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and educated at Cambridge. He was the author of five books in the Hitchhiker’s Trilogy, including The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe ; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish ; and Mostly Harmless . His other works include Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency ; The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul ; The Meaning of Liff and The Deeper Meaning of Liff (with John Lloyd); and Last Chance to See (with Mark Carwardine). His last book was the bestselling collection, The Salmon of Doubt , published posthumously in May 2002. You can find more about Douglas Adam's life and works at douglasadams.com. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
78996
Title
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: Sequel to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
Author
Adams, Douglas
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harmony Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1980
Keywords
Douglas Adams Signed First Edition, Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Restaurant at the end of the Universe First Edition

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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