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This is a rare 1st edition, 1st issue, of My Brief History, signed by Professor Stephen Hawking to the half title page with his right thumb-print. With accompanying hand written text 'Right thumb print of Professor S. Hawking witnessed by Nikki O'Brien May 2014'. Nikki was Professor Hawking's Nurse for Fourteen Years.
Stephen Hawking's lively memoir, My Brief History recounts Hawking’s improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim as a professor and bestselling author. Illustrated with rarely seen photographs, this is a concise, witty, and candid account of a fascinating life.
Published by Bantam Press (London) 2013.
Ready to buy hardback book, protected in a black slipcase, A most attractive title.