Hardcover first edition - First printing. "A brave investigation into the nature of good and evil, a demand for reason in the face of the irrational. Reflective contemplation on nature in life and modern living. " Uncommon collection of short works by Banks. The title story is a Culture novella. 188 pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket (creasing to the lower edge of the back cover of the dj) LIMITED TIME SALE: All prices shown have been REDUCED by 25% for the ABEBOOKS SALE. Free wrapping on request. Dust jackets are protected with archival covers, and books are carefully packed for shipping. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE STATE OF THE ART.
Publisher: Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing, 1989. dj
Book Description Mark V. Ziesing, Willimantic, CT, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Copy 200 from an edition of 400 copies. A collection of short stories from the author of "The Wasp Factory." A fine copy in a fine dust jacket and near fine cloth slipcase. Signed by Banks and dust jacket artist Arnie Fenner on the limitation page. A lovely copy. Bookseller Inventory # 138991