The Wasp Factory, Iain Banks, Macmillan, 1984 First edition
The Wasp Factory, by Iain Banks. Probably one of the most impactful and influential novels by a Scottish author in the 1980s. A work of dark brilliance.
Published by Macmillan London Limited, 1984. First edition.
A good ex-library hardback with original dustjacket. Jacket covered in protective library plastic and taped to the brown cloth hardback within. With library lending labels and perforated 'Hammersmith Public Libraries' impressions. Edges of covers worn.
Soundly bound text with a little give in the binding. Dust toned edges to text block. some thum marks and occasional mark to text page. A well-read, but very readable copy of this first edition of a modern classic.
Weight approximately 461g (unpacked).
Dimensions: Approximately 223mm high x 148mm wide x 25mm deep.