London: Jonathan Cape, (1993). First editiion. U.S. proof copy published using the first UK sheets bound in pictorial wraps with "Nan A. Talese/ Doubleday" on the spine. Rear cover notes an October 1993 publication. The Nigerian born author's sequel to his Booker Prize-winning THE FAMISHED ROAD. Very minor edge wear to the paper covers, otherwsie fine. American proof using English sheets.