By the author of "The Cement Garden", this story revolves around a couple on holiday in Venice. On one of their expeditions they meet a friendly ...Show synopsisBy the author of "The Cement Garden", this story revolves around a couple on holiday in Venice. On one of their expeditions they meet a friendly local, and on going back to his house they meet his wife who has been crippled through his violent sexual demands - and one of the couple dies.Hide synopsis
Description:Very good. UK PROOF. Red paper wrappers with some light wear and...Very good. UK PROOF. Red paper wrappers with some light wear and a little spine fade. Jonathan Cape 1981. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 0.0.
Description:Good in very good dust jacket. UK hardback first impression. The...Good in very good dust jacket. UK hardback first impression. The book is Good+, with a slight spine slant and a previous owner inscription to ffep. The jacket is clipped but otherwise VG overall. Jonathan Cape 1981. 0.0 0.0" 0.0.
Description:Inscribed by Author Tall narrow octavo. Cloth & boards. Bruise...Inscribed by Author Tall narrow octavo. Cloth & boards. Bruise to upper outer corners of boards, crimps to spine ends, VG+ otherwise. Dust jacket has very light sunning to the orange spine lettering, a half inch tear to rear panel, near fine otherwise, flap price intact, attractive. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "To ____, with very best wishes, Ian McEwan". The inscribee was a Toronto author and imjoresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading, with the inscribee's 1994 ink name at front. Author's fourth book, second novel.
Description:Fine in near fine jacket. Thin 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w....Fine in near fine jacket. Thin 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1981). First American Edition. Minimal wear to dust wrapper edges. Signed by McEwan on the title page.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by...Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First US edition, first prnt. Signed by McEwan on the title page. NY Times booksigning event booklet laid-in. Spine cloth ends minimally rubbed, beginning foxing on the page edges, board edges with toning, remainder stripe on the bottom edge; dustjacket with shelfwear, mostly at spine ends and corners, tiny nick on bottom edge of rear panel, beginning toning on interior edges and flap edges. Very Good condition in a Very Good dustjacket with an archival cover. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
Description:Very Good jacket. Signed. First Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR!...Very Good jacket. Signed. First Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR! PLEASE NOTE: This is a Simon & Schuster Publication. First Printing. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild shelf wear; minor tear to front panel else appears crisp and clean in a brodart. The book itself has light sunning to edges; spine ends are softened otherwise a great copy. Internally pristine with NO markings and tight binding. RBR-Lit. Pasadena's finest independent new and used bookstore.
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 4¾"-5¾" Tall. This is a Fine Copy...Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 4¾"-5¾" Tall. This is a Fine Copy of this Book in a Fine Dust-jacket which has no chips or tears to the outer edges of the Dust-Jacket. Not price clipped with No previous inscriptions present. The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness and there is no leaning or rolling to spine. Lovely clean copy internally. Uncommon First Edition of the Author's fourth novel and this copy includes a signed photograph of the Author at a book signing which is loosely laid in at the front of the book.8vo 134pp First Edition 1st Impression.
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo. Inscribed by the Author Gilt lettered...Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo. Inscribed by the Author Gilt lettered brown cloth in pictorial dust jacket. This copy inscribed by the author on the title page" To Greg, with good memories of seeing you in Toronto again. I'll come back Ian" Macewan has additionally signed on the title page. Ink name to endpaper o/w fine copy.
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