A SIGNED UK first edition, first impression.
Wrapper: The wrapper on this copy is bright, unfaded, complete and unclipped. It shows a hint of bruising to the spine ends. 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. It shows a hint of bruising to the spine ends. The pages are clean, as are the closed page edges. The binding is tight with no dog-eared pages or cracked hinges. This copy has been FLAT SIGNED by Russell Hoban to the title page. A very nice copy in a protected wrapper.
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2003
Condition: Near Fine +. Wrapper: Near Fine +