Toronto: McClelland & Stuart, 1976. Paperback. Uncorrected Proof. An advance, uncorrected proof. A fine copy in illustrated wraps with promotional blurbs on the front cover by Margaret Laurence, Robertson Davies and Margaret Atwood. Her first book, a controversial novel of a woman in the wild who develops a relationship with a Bear.
London: Bloomsbury, 1997. Hardcover. First British edition. The first British and the first hardcover edition of the Canadian author's first novel. The Canadian first was a paperback original. The winner of several prices, including the Governor General's and the Orange Prize. The correct first issue with burgundy endpapers and a ribbon marker. Fine a fine dust jacket. A.
Toronto: Random House Canada, 1993. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. This is the Candian edition, the true first edition. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1994 as well as Canada's Governor General's Award and the the National Book Critics Circle Award. It also won the Orange Prize and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The author's best known work, the story of one woman's journey through life.