London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1975. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. Signed by the author to the title page without inscription. Some signs of ageing (nothing as dramatic as in the story!). A little dusting to the top edge and a few areas of toning. Owner's initials to front endpaper. A nice copy. Cover art by Nick Sutton [8426, Hyraxia Books].