CONSIDER PHLEBAS. London: Macmillan, . Octavo, pictorial pink wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Signed by Banks and dated 28 August 1987 on the title page. "Conflict between two dystopian cultures, one Islamic, the other communist. First of his novels of the Culture, few of which have explicitly utopian content but can collectively be seen as utopian." - Sargent, British and Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-72. A fine copy. A very scarce proof. (#168903).
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