New York: Atheneum, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 361pp. Octavo [24 cm] Blue boards with orange cloth spine. Publisher's orange top stain. The head of the book's spine is bumped. In a jacket, with light surface and edge wear. With jacket art reproducing a detail from The Battle of Alexander by Albrecht Altdorfer. Very good. Item #48828
The first volume of the Helliconia Trilogy. Inscribed by the author on the front free endsheet. The inscription states, "Dear____, The start of that long long year... Brian Aldiss, SLC '85."