London, Bloomsbury, 2004. Limited Edition. Hardback. Near fine condition. Signed by the author without inscription to the half title as issued. A stunning novel that took the author ten years of hardwork. Copious footnotes, novel-length in their own. The book won the Hugo Award and was also longlisted for the Booker - rare for a novel to be found in both categories. The novel also won the World Fantasy Award, the Locus, and a number of other awards. A lovely copy. 47 of 1450 copies, in slipcase. Illustrations by Portia Rosenberg [8183, Hyraxia Books].