A Signed, First Edition, First Printing of the author’s memoir, published after he ran for the presidency of Peru in 1990. The book is still in its original seal and will be wrapped with care and shipped securely to ensure safe delivery.
By Ian McEwan
First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 2005).
One of 1500 numbered slipcased copies to be signed by the author, of which this is number 1052.
Fine, with a very small knock to spine foot, in a fine slipcase.
On Chesil Beach
By Ian McEwan
First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 2007). Signed and dedicated by the author: 'To Allan, Ian McEwan'. Copies that have been signed and dedicated are considerably less numerous that those that have just been signed. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2007 and recently adapted to film in 2017.
Fine in a fine dust jacket.
The Dead of Jericho
By Colin Dexter
First edition, first impression (Macmillan, 1981). Signed and inscribed by the author in the year of publication to Mary Wilson, English poet and wife of former British Prime Minister, Harold Wilson: 'For Lady Wilson - A memento from the Oxford Book Asscn. Best wishes always, Colin Dexter, July '81''.
The fifth book in the Morse series and the first to be adapted to television.
A couple of spots to top edge, else fine. The original and unclipped dust jacket has some minor edge wear and small retailer price sticker to flap, fine otherwise with no fading to spine panel.
The Time of the Angels
By Iris Murdoch
First Edition, First Impression (Chatto & Windus, 1966). Signed by the author to the title page. Inscription to front endpaper; edges toned; minor bumping to spine tips. Original and unclipped dust jacket has a closed tear to bottom edge of front panel and to top edge of rear; some creasing to front flap with one crease to rear flap. Small chip to top of spine panel; a little wear to extremities. A very good copy of the author’s tenth novel, which is hard to find with her signature.