London: Chatto & Windus, 1981. First U.K. Edition. Uncorrected proof for the Nobel Prize-winning author's fourth novel, portraying a love affair between two African Americans from very different worlds. The UK edition follows the American by six months; scarce in this format. Publisher's photostatically-reproduced sheets (11.5" x 8", rectos only), comb-bound into peach printed wrappers. Some light overall wear, wrappers with a few small nicks, short tears, and attendant creases; Very Good+.