Published by Viking, London; 1991. 8vo. 1st UK Edition, 1st printing tightly bound in its original black cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. This lovely first edition is in Fine condition, with beautiful bright, clean pages, and only the most negligible amount of bumping to the bottom end of the spine. It is housed in a dustjacket that is also in Fine condition, with no marking to it and only the slightest degree of bumping corresponding to that of the book at the bottom of the spine. This treasure of a book is also signed by the author on the title page. In all, a lovely copy of this book.