HAWKING, Stephen. A Brief History Of Time. (20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION - THIRD PRINTING - BEARING THE BLACK INK THUMB PRINT OF HAWKING - 2008)

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AUTHOR: HAWKING, Stephen. 

TITLE: A Brief History Of Time.

PUBLISHER: London: Bantam Press, 2008.

DESCRIPTION: 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION THIRD PRINTING BEARING THE BLACK INK THUMB PRINT OF HAWKING. 1 vol., illustrated, hardbound, FINE, with the DJ, not price clipped, FINE.  Hawking’s thumb print appears to a clear area on the lower corner of the front blank endleaf alongside a a witness inscription which reads "Thumb print of Stephen Hawking witnessed by K. Morris SRN June 2008".

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: K. Morris is Katie Morris who worked at the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.  Accompanying this item is one of her pay stubs, her invitation to the 20th Anniversary party given by Bantam on Oct. 21, 2008 at The Royal Society in London, a photo of Stephen at this event, as well as her invitation to Stephen Hawking's 50th birthday party inscribed "Katie and friend"