An uncorrected UK proof (Advanced Reader's Copy) in a proof dustwrapper. This is a bright, clean copy without previous ownership inscriptions. The covers are fresh and unfaded. The leading edge corners on the front cover are bruised and creased. There are no creases to the spine, which is solid and intact. The pages and closed page edges are clean. The binding is solid - no cracked hinges or loose pages. The proof dustwrapper is clean and unfaded. It has been folded to fit the proof. it is lightly rubbed along the leading edges. Looks sharp. Given the fragility of proof copies, this is in very nice condition.
Publisher: The Bodley Head, 1988
Condition: Very Good ++ / Near Fine. Wrapper: Near Fine