London, Orbit, 1993. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very good copy. Banks' first SF novel outside the Culture. Originally written in the 1970's, Banks rewrote the book for publication. Signed by the author without inscription, with the date '27.5.83'. The date by the singature is, if not the date of publication, certainly close to it (the book was published in the May). [7786, Hyraxia Books].