Near Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author NEAR FINE stated 1st American edition (top page edges a bit dusty) in a FINE dust jacket (price intact). AUTHOR SIGNED (in black ink on the title page). Archival dust jacket protector provided.
Inscribed by Author Maroon cloth and orange boards. A fine copy. Dust jacket has a nick and a half inch closed tear to lower edge of front panel, else fine and bright, flap price intact. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to a Toronto author and impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading, with the inscribee's 1992 ink name at front. "To____, affectionately, Ian". The author's first book. This US first is uncommon, especially inscribed. Nice copy.
Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First US edition, first prnt. Signed by McEwan on the title page. Dustjacket with edges just touched in a few places. Tight, bright copy in Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. McEwan's first book, a collection of stories. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
Fine in Fine jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The first printing of the first UK edition. Black paper boards in wraparound pictorial dust jacket by Bill Botten. Hint of shelf-wear to bottom edges of covers. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked, in superb unclipped dust jacket. A sound and handsome book! 165pp.
1st edition. Hardcover. Very fine in very fine dustjacket. This collection of short stories, the author's first book, made an immediate impact in the literary world, winning him the year's Somerset Maugham Award. An extremely nice copy indeed.
Signed by Author Near-fine with just a trace of foxing at top and bottom page edges, otherwise bright and clean. In a fine dust jacket. SIGNED BY McEWAN beneath his name on the title page (original ticket from the 2010 event where he signed the book laid in). A beautiful signed copy of the author's first book. McEwan, arguably the best writer of fiction to come out of England in the past 40 years, has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times and won it in 1998.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 8vo. 0224010956. First edition/first Impression in Fine condition in alike, price-clipped dustwrapper. Scarce in collectible condition; Ian McEwan's first book, a collection of short stories, was regarded by him as an opportunity to experiment and find his voice as a writer. Multiple film adaptations for the various stories followed, e.g., for First Love, Last Rites, Butterflies, and Solid Geometry.
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