SIGNED to a tipped-in bookplate to ffep. Stated first published 1990 with number line to one. Very gently read, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is crisp and clean. Gently rubbed to bottom extremities. Small moisture stain to bottom edge of front board and bottom edge of text block with just a hint of leakage to handful of pages. Clean bright titles to spine. Unclipped dustjacket has both Canadian and UK pricing present. Moisture stain to bottom edge of dustjacket with a bit "crinkling" visible to the exterior. Some vertical creasing to the jacket flaps. Minor shelfwear to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. Robinson's first "non-inspector Banks" novel.