Signed book: The Great Shark Hunt. First edition. NY: Rolling Stone Press / Summit Books, 1979. Hardcover with dust jacket and custom-made clamshell box from the Dragonfly Bindery Studio, 7.25 x 10.5, 602 pages. Signed and inscribed on an opening page in blue ballpoint, "To Tony, Happy birthday + thanx for the whiskey…see you in Idaho Springs. Be careful, yr. friend, Hunter S. Thompson, San Francisco, July 19, 84." In fine condition.
The consignor notes that the book derives from the collection of Maurice Neville, who spent time with Thompson when he was publishing the latter's limited edition short-story collection Screw-Jack.
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