Book #15922

On Chesil Beach - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Ian McEwan
On Chesil Beach - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Ian McEwan.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; [iv], 166, [4] pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 2007.
ISBN: 0224081187

A most handsome First Edition/First Printing, limited to 1,200 copies, this one being #592 in unread Very Fine condition in alike slipcase. SIGNED by author Ian McEwan directly on the limitation page.

"It Is July 1962, Edward and Florence, young innocents married that morning, arrive at a hotel on the Dorset coast. At dinner in their rooms they struggle to suppress their fears of the wedding night to come...." (from the dust-wrapper of the trade edition).

Price: $260.00

Author Bio

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan was born in Aldershot, England on June 21, 1948. He has been nominated for the Man Booker Prize six times, winning the 1998 award for his novel Amsterdam. His novel Atonement received considerable acclaim. Time Magazine named it the best novel of 2002, it was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and it was made into the 2007 major motion picture, starring Keira Knightly and James McAvoy. In 2008, McEwan was listed as one of “The Fifty Greatest British Writers since 1945”.

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