The Moment of Eclipse
Place Published: Garden City
Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc
Date Published: 1972
Edition: First American edition
Condition: Very good +
Book Id: 48590
SIGNED. 224pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Beige cloth over boards with a black ink stamped title on the spine. The extremities are gently bumped, and there is a small ink stamp on the front free endpaper. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly soiled.
A book with 14 odd stories. "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long" was the basis for the film "A.1. Artificial Intelligence." This copy is inscribed by Brian Aldiss on the front free endpaper. Aldiss writes, "... but the best thing in the book is undoubtedly the fine sonnet by Thomas Hardy, At a Lunar Eclipse... Brian W. Aldiss, 84."