22. Ballard (J.G.) Empire of the Sun, first edition, signed by the author on title, original boards, some light spotting, otherwise excellent, dust-jacket, a mint copy, 8vo, 1984.
est. £150 – £200
Ballard's semi-autobiographical account of his formative years as a Japanese prisoner of war, later adapted for film by Steven Spielberg, starring a young Christian Bale.