London: Chatto & Windus, n-d [1987]. First UK edition. Advance reading copy in glossy pictorial paperwraps with front cover mimicking the eventual dust jacket design but with "A magnificent novel of freedom, and the freedom to love" at top, small black-and-white photo of Morrison near center, and "Uncorrected Proof" at bottom. Rear cover text notes publication date "12 October 1987"; the book is "Already acclaimed in America as one of the greatest novels of the decade"; and "US paperback rights sold for $1 million," among other info. Near fine with light creasing at corners and slight bulge along spine from a bit of excess binding glue. Scarce.
Item #71592

Price: $250.00