MURDOCH, Iris. The Book and the Brotherhood. London: Chatto & Windus, 1987.
8vo., original grey boards gilt to spine; unclipped dust wrapper (£11.95 net) with illustration by Tom Phillips; pp. [vi], 601, [i]; text block toned throughout, as is common, spine of jacket uniformly faded; bump to head of spine; very good.
First edition signed by the author, with a near-contemporary newspaper clipping loosely inserted. Murdoch's 23rd novel, concerning a circle of Oxford University graduates in 1980s England.