OR SHALL WE DIE?: Words for an Oratorio Set to Music by Michael Berkeley.
Edition: First printing
London: Cape, 1983. Inscribed by Author; Octavo. Green cloth. 32 pp. Book very slightly leaned, small soft bump at head of spine, else a fine copy. The grey first issue jacket (non-pictorial)has small soft creases at head of spine, else fine, flap price intact. An edition of 2.5K copies. Rees A7a. There was no US edition. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to a Toronto author and impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading, with the inscribee's 1989 ink name at front. "____, who'll never cease, Ian". McEwan has also signed his name in full above the inscription. Advance copy for review with the review slip laid in and giving a 27 Jan., 1983, publication date. ; Signed by Author