Consider Phlebas, Iain M. Banks
First edition, first printing of Banks' first science fiction novel and the first entry in the Culture series.
London: Macmillan, 1987. Publisher's original yellow cloth, spine lettered in black; pp. (vii), 471. A near fine copy in an about near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Binding remains sturdy and secure, minimal wear to boards. Jacket shows just a hint of shelfwear with a few light creases. A very presentable copy, protected in archival mylar.