A Brief History of Time. From the Big Bang to Black Holes.
8vo (230 x 153mm). Text illustrations. Publisher's black quarter cloth, blue pictorial dustjacket.
First American edition with authorial thumbprint of Hawking's bestselling science classic. A fine copy, 'signed' with an authorial thumbprint on front free endpaper.
Provenance: Judy Fella (Hawking's first secretary, and later PA and nursing coordinator: Fella worked with Hawking on the first draft of "A Brief History of Time").