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The Cement Garden by  Ian McEwan - Signed First Edition - 1978 - from Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA (SKU: 1476183139047)

The Cement Garden

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The Cement Garden

by McEwan, Ian

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

First edition, first impression (Jonathan Cape, 1978). Signed by the author to the title page. The author's third book and first novel, published after the short story collections 'First Love, Last Rites' and 'In Between the Sheets'.

Original green cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. Some foxing to top edge and a few small spots to fore-edge, near fine otherwise and free from names and inscriptions.

The original and unclipped dust jacket is in excellent condition with some fading to spine panel, but otherwise without flaws. A near fine copy.

Synopsis

Ian McEwan has written two collections of stories, as well as many novels and screenplays. He won the 1998 Booker Prize for Amsterdam , and was shortlisted for the 2001 Booker Prize for Atonement .

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book dealer
Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
1476183139047
Title
The Cement Garden
Author
McEwan, Ian
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
Date Published
1978
Keywords
McEwan, The Cement Garden, First, Signed
Bookseller catalogs
Modern First Editions; Signed First Editions; Ian McEwan;

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Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA

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About Fine Book Cellar Limited ABA ILAB PBFA

We are an online book store specialising in modern first editions and are a full member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Visit our website at www.finebookcellar.com.

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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [more]
Cloth
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jacket
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spine
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