St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 1989. Stated Collector's Edition. Hardcover (22.5 x 14.5cm); pp. , 170, ; white cloth covered boards; lettering in black on the spine; beige textured endpapers; lilac grey dust wrapper with lettering in black, designed by Christopher McVinish using an illustration by Cynthia Breusch for the front cover.
Light foxing to boards and edges of text block, heavier on the spine and along the top edges; faint toning at the gutters of the endpapers; gentle rippling throughout, pages are clean and bright. Dust wrapper is unclipped; spine and edges a shade toned and lightly foxed; 2 x 10mm red mark and faint mark from previous seller's price sticker on the rear cover. Item #1331
A hardback collector's edition of Malouf's first novel, reprinted from the 1975 first edition with corrections.