ATWOOD, Margaret The Blind Assassin. London: Bloomsbury, 2000.
Large 8vo., original black boards, lettered in silver to spine; red endpapers; ribbon marker; original unclipped pictorial jacket designed by William Webb (£16.99); pp. [xiii], 2-521, [xi]; essentially fine, jacket a touch creased to extremities, ribbon marker a little frayed at the tip.
First U.K. edition, with full number line 1-10. Describing a risky affair in the turbulent thirties between a wealthy young woman and a man on the run, the novel won the Man Booker Prize in 2000 and the Hammett Prize in 2001.