2008. 593 pages. #521 of 900 limited first edition, signed copies. Signed by Banks on limitation page, with additionally signed certificate of authenticity. Brown leather with gold titling and decoration. Boards both warped, curving slightly away from textblock. Small scuff to back. Spine square. Binding sound. Gold edging shows mild fading and scuffing to textblock fore-edge. Slight transfer of ink from frontispiece to title page. 8 vertical crease to title page, near gutter. Interior else unmarked, clean. Ribbon faded, frayed at end. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-2005576
Title: Matter (Easton Press) by Banks, Iain M. by ...
Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut
Book Condition: Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Patrick J. Jones(Frontispiece Illustrator) (illustrator). First Edition. Matter by Iain M. Banks (Easton Press) First Edition, Limited Signed Still sealed in the publisher's original shrink-wrap with a small slit at top for unused bookplate in publisher's envelope. Still in shrink-wrap. Limited Edition. One of 900 copies signed and numbered by the author. Genuine Leather. Decorative gilt, all edges gilt, moire endpapers, and satin ribbon page marker. Color frontispiece. Unused bookplate in publisher's envelope slipped in through a slit in the shrink wrap. "The Signed First Editions of Science Fiction" series. BOOK. Seller Inventory # HCX5392-1