Ian McEwan

Amsterdam

Added on April 16, 2014

Amsterdam Ian McEwan Alfred A. Knopf, Canada, 1998 Amsterdam was published simultaneously in Canada and England, making this stated Canadian first printing a true first edition. But while unsigned Canadian firsts top out at about $55, U.K. examples go for as high as $125. For a fine signed copy of either edition, however, you would [...]

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On Chesil Beach – Canadian First Edition

Added on March 4, 2013

On Chesil Beach Ian McEwan Alfred A. Knopf, Canada, 2007 This is one of my favourite short novels of all time. From a writer of so many wonderful works of fiction, it is hard to pick a favourite, but On Chesil Beach is at or near the top of the list for me. It was [...]

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On Chesil Beach – Limited Edition

Added on February 15, 2013

On Chesil Beach — Limited Edition Ian McEwan Jonathan Cape, London, 2007 As I promised in an earlier post, here is one of the slipcased limited editions of McEwan’s excellent On Chesil Beach. This one is the cloth and paper bound edition limited to 1200 signed copies. There was also a full leather edition limited [...]

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