London: Fourth Estate, 2012. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author on the title page, 8vo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2"), black quarter cloth with gold spine lettering over parchment colored boards, pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with a profile of the Irish Giant's head superimposed on a village scene by Honi Werner, protected by a quality archival clear plastic sleeve, x + 192 pages. 1 lb. 12 oz. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #3831
Hillary Mantel (b.1952), a winner of the Hawthornden and Booker Prizes for Literature, is widely praised for her superb historical fiction.
SCARCE title SIGNED boldly on title page. CONDITION: clean and tight. There is light bumping and rubbing to corners, edges, and spine-ends. Previous owner's substantial ownership writing on the half title.