Edition: First printing.
Boston: Little Brown, (1981) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Follow the adventures of Ned Rise, thief and whoremaster, and Mungo Park, explorer, through London's seamy gutters and Scotland's scenic highlands - to their grand meeting in the heart of darkest Africa." The author's blackly-funny first novel (second book.) SIGNED on the title page. 437 pp. ISBN: 0-14-0065504.
Condition: Very good- in a fair only dust jacket. A straight, tight copy but with some foxing to the edges of the textblock, severe toning and disoloration to the dj, general edgewear.