SIGNED without inscription by the author to the title page. Like new, appears unread and not remaindered. Interior is crisp, clean and solid. Brief and neat gift inscription to the ffep. Bright gilt titles to spine. Corners are sharp and square. Clipped dustjacket has a handful of tiny tears to the head and tail, minor shelfwear to show. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. Winner of the 1986 Seal Books $50,000 first novel award.