New York: Random House, 1973. First American edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 212pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the backstrip, and the author's initials stamped in metallic blue on the front board. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped and faded. In a dust jacket, with 2 creases, measuring approximately 3", in the inside flaps. Very good / very good. Item #49116
Inscribed by Brian Aldiss (to no one specifically) in black pen on the front free endsheet. The author writes, "Best wishes for the future from Brian Aldiss." Above his inscription, Aldiss has written a quote, borrowed from John Milton, in blue pen: "'Let no man seek / Henceforth to be foretold what shall befall / Him or his children...' / (The motto of Mary Shelley's / Frankenstein, borrowed from / John Milton)."