A SIGNED Australian first edition, first impression - with a complete number string which includes the number 1.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is very bright, is unfaded, and is complete. It is unclipped. It shows a tiny hint of bruising to the top edge of the front panel - inconsequential. Looks very sharp.
Book: The book is square and very tight. There are no previous ownership inscriptions. The boards are clean and unfaded, the corners sharp. The pages and closed page edges are clean. The text block is toned at the edges. The binding is tight - no cracked hinges. No remainder marks. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by J M Coetzee to the title page. An attractive copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Knopf, 2005
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Wrapper: Fine