First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by the author. Original illustrated card wrappers. A near fine copy, the binding square and firm with only very minor shelf wear to the extremities. The contents with a small faint mark to the fore-edge of the textblock are otherwise clean and fresh throughout and free from any other previous owners' inscriptions or stamps.
Signed and inscribed by Burnside in black ink on the title page "To Pat, / Gowland Farm 4/96 / - Waterstone's bookmark: quoting Robert M Pirsig.... / We keep passing.... / John" along with a doodle of a star. Provenance: from the library of the multi-award winning poet Pat Borthwick.
Stock code: 17852