First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's illustrated card covers (a paperback original). A lovely fine clean and tight copy.
A fabulous association copy, inscribed by the author before publication to Liz Calder "To Liz / with love / from Salman / (and how strange it feels for / it not to be your book...) / 9.12.86 [Rushdie has circled Jonathan Cape Ltd and added] and I'm furious [underlined twice] about this". With a typed letter signed by Liz Calder [Rushdie's editor and publisher at Victor Gollancz and later Jonathan Cape] talking about her relationship and experience with the author.
Stock code: 12229