Advanced Reading copy with blue card covers. "UNCORRECTED PROOF Proposed price 锟�95 net in the UK. Probable publication date 6 August 1984" to the front wrap. Interior is clean and solid. Very gently read. Corners are lightly bumped and creased. Some discolouration to the spine which extends by a ?" on to the front and rear wraps. Very light soiling to show. Scarce PROOF of the author's second novel.