First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original yellow cloth with silver titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with some bumping at the spine tips. The contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's marks. Complete with the lightly rubbed dustwrapper that has a small patch of laminate lift to the bottom right corner of the upper panel and a slightly faded spine. Not price-clipped (£6.50 net to the front flap).
Inscribed by the author in black ink on the front endpaper "To Marjatta & Per - / good companions - / from / Francis King / 16.2.83". A collection of 11 short stories, most of which were first printed in magazine form.
Stock code: 22387