It's a pre print copy sent to people who proof read it to look for spelling mistakes, grammatical errors or duplicated words anything that is wrong with the book before it goes to the publisher for printing.
Uncorected proof copy in blank soft covers apart for the title with all the details and same size as the hard cover will be.
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.