First edition. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original yellow cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in the John Hurford illustrated dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding firm and bright, the contents with a little spotting to the prelims and text block edge are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the lightly rubbed dustwrapper which has a touch of fading to the spine and a scuff to the bottom of the front flap removing the publisher's price.
Inscribed by the author in black ink on the title page "To Leslie Helliwell / Roaring / good wishes / from / Russell Hoban / 13.11.80". The author's first adult novel.
Stock code: 16578