Doctor Copernicus. London: Secker & Warburg, 1976. First Edition, first issue. Pp 241. Blue paper boards in publisher's pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly faded along spine, top-edge spotted, neat ownership name to half-title page, otherwise a near fine copy. Early signature of the Author to front free endpaper. Banville's fourth novel based on the life of the Polish born astronomer Nicolas Koppernigk, better known as Copernicus.