First edition, first printing. Signed and dated by the author. Original illustrated card wrappers. A fine copy, tight and square.
Inscribed in black ink, "Paul / with every / best wish / Leeds / November 86", to the title page. Muldoon's fourth collection. The title comes from "... our family word / for the hot water bottle" (from the title poem). Provenance: from the library of the multi-award winning poet Pat Borthwick.
Stock code: 17865