Douglas, Isle of Man, Oak Tree Press, 2006 (first thus).
Quarto, with a four-panel illustration from photographs by Jo Ractliffe.
Cloth with paper title-labels on the front cover and around the spine; a fine copy in the cloth slipcase (together with an original four-panel digital print signed by Jo Ractliffe, in a cloth chemise within the slipcase).
The second volume in the Oak Tree Press First Chapter Series (first chapters from Booker Prize-winning novels; the series is 'dedicated to children living with HIV/AIDS'). The total edition comprised 350 copies: 300 in the standard edition, numbered 36 to 335; 35 copies in the deluxe edition, numbered I-XXXV 'signed and dated by the author and photographer, hand bound and presented in a slip case with an original print by Jo Ractliffe numbered 1/35 to 35/35 [and] 15 hors d'commerce unsigned copies numbered HC I to HC XV'. This copy is number HC III; it is signed on the title page by the author, and the original panoramic print is signed and dated (2006) by Jo Ractliffe in the bottom right-hand corner (and in the left-hand corner she has inscribed it 'For J M Coetzee').