James Herbert:

The Fog 

One of the most popular and notorious horror novels ever published, The Fog was immediately branded as a needlessly violent hack work, but is now recognized, thanks largely to the efforts of Ramsey Campbell and Stephen King, as a classic in the field. This is the first time the book has been published in hardcover in the United States, and as such it is a true first edition. And, of course, the definitive edition. This edition also features some very fog-like translucent overlays and color prints, plus four color printing on the front and back covers.

Ramsey Campbell has contributed an excellent new introduction to the novel.

This edition includes an foreword by Herbert and two bonus short stories, plus the original artwork by Tim White, as well as the Signet paperback artwork. Smyth sewn, with head and tail bands, yellow ribbon marker, and translucent title pages.

Set in Caslon, the book is 384 pages and is over 6 × 9 inches tall. Limited to 300 copies, each book is signed by James Herbert and Ramsey Campbell.

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James Herbert’s novel of genocide and germ warfare tackles the unpleasant subject of "what if the Axis had won World War II." However, rather than dwelling on the moral and philosophical aspects of life under such a reign, Herbert throws us right into the story, surrounding us with people of action who cannot take time to mull over the ramifications of this loss but who instead must fight and act.

This thriller is a refreshing take on this theme, here presented with a whopping four bonus short stories by Herbert. Each copy is signed by James Herbert. 

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The Rats Trilogy:

The Rats was Herbert's first novel and included graphic depictions of death and mutilation. The Rats was followed by two sequels, Lair and Domain.The first paperback edition sold out after three weeks. The Rats received harsh criticism upon its publication. It was deemed to be far too graphic in its portrayals of death and mutilation and that the social commentary regarding the neglect of London's suburbs was too extremist. For some reviewers, the novel was not literature, and not an example of good writing. However, many consider the novel to be social commentary influenced by Herbert's harsh upbringing in immediate post-war London.

Centipede Press recently released a signed limited set of the trilogy - and commisioned David Ho for the dust cover artwork which is truly unsettling to look at and would be a real problem if you have rat issues.

Good thing they toned down the death and mutilation!

This is the first time The Rats and its sequels been published in hardcover in the United States, and as such they are true first editions. This is also the definitive edition, with a lengthy, heavily-illustrated introduction by Stephen Jones, reproductions (in color) of old hardcover and paperback editions, and illustrations by David Ho and Jason C. Eckhardt.

Smyth sewn, with head and tail bands, ribbon marker, and full color dustjacket with extra-long flaps. Set in Caslon, the book is 6 × 9 inches. Limited to 300 copies, each book is signed by Stephen Jones, Jason C. Eckhardt and David Ho, along with a Herbert-family-approved James Herbert facsimile signature.

Centipede Press

First edition hardcover -signed/ ltd

First edition hardcover -signed/ ltd

First edition hardcover -signed/ ltd

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