Published by Jonathan Cape in London 1970
FIRST EDITION 8vo. grey clothbound hardback, gilt, in unclipped, original dust jacket designed by Bill Botten. 446pp. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Dust jacket very slightly soiled with some small chips to edges, else a VERY GOOD COPY IN VERY GOOD DUST JACKET OF THIS SCARCE FIRST EDITION. 'Troubles' missed out on winning the Booker Prize in 1970 (because rules about publication dates changed and many works were disqualified) but was voted the 'Lost' 1970 Booker Prize winner in May, 2010.