New York, Bantam Press, 1996. Proof. Paperback. A near fine copy. Uncommon advance reading copy, signed by the author without inscription. This book needs no introduction. The jacket has a little handling wear, one 20mm tear to the rear, a crease to the rear flap where it hasn't been wrapped around the book properly, and a small tear and indentations to the rear panel. The book is in decent shape with a small stain to the top corner. Cover art by Stephen Youll [7379, Hyraxia Books].