St Lucia: University of Queensland Press, 2000. Advance Reading Copy - August 2000. Softcover (22.7 x 15.3cm); pp. , 401, [3, blank]; grey wraps with black text, white panel on front cover, 6 x 5.8 cm black and white illustration on rear.
Minor spine lean, fore edge appears flush so this is presumably a binding error; gentle creasing either side of spine, to the very top of the corner of the front cover and along the top of the rear cover; very light scuffs to wraps, a little red transfer on rear cover; a dusting of red dye to a 2 x 2 cm section of the top edge of the text block, a 6 mm red line and a 15 x 2mm spot on the fore edge. Internally clean and bright. Item #1370
An advanced copy of Peter Carey's Booker Prize winning historical novel.