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[Rowling, J. K.]. The Silkworm [by] Robert Galbraith, 1st edition, Sphere, 2014, signed by the

[Rowling, J. K.]. The Silkworm [by] Robert Galbraith, 1st edition, Sphere, 2014, signed by the author to title in black ink under her pen name `Robert Galbraith`, J. K. Rowling authentication hologram sticker to facing page, orig. cloth in dust jacket, 8vo. The Silkworm is the second novel in the series of private investigator Cormoran Strike, published in June 2014. It is a sequel to `The Cuckoo`s Calling` (2013). Waterstones obtained a limited supply of signed first editions of `The Silkworm` which were then secretly stocked in a small number of their shops. Participating shops announced via Twitter on Thursday 19th June if they had any copies in stock. The owner of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop (Tetbury and Nailsworth) tweeted his book group that five of these copies were on sale in the Cirencester branch of Waterstones and available for purchase to the first five people to show the bookshop staff the tweet. The current owner went into Waterstones, Cirencester, on 19th June, showed the tweet and secured the last copy (printed receipt and carrier bag supplied). The vendor, Carol Lamble, a freelance book editor and Cirencester Oxfam Bookshop assistant, has decided to auction the book on behalf of Oxfam. (1)

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Mallard House Broadway Lane, South Cerney Near Cirencester Gloucestershire GL7 5UQ United Kingdom
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