By: Butler, Octavia

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine

Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Printing stated on copyright page with "1" present in complete number line. A fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by Butler in blue ink on the title page. Signed only, not inscribed. Green boards with blue cloth spine lettered in gold. Two small, closed but jagged tears at top edge rear jacket panel and at spine panel measuring 1.5cm and 0.5cm respectively. Aside from the jacket defects, the page block is bright, clean and without stains or marks. A straight, square copy in fine condition to marry to a superior jacket. First book in Butler's acclaimed Xenogensis series. "[F]ine, if at times harrowing, novel, like much of Butler's work, can be read as an allegory of sorts for the African-American experience in the United States." Barron (ed.) Anatomy of Wonder (1995) *4-85. Clute, Notable Works 1985-1989, pg. 194 in Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia.


Author Name: Butler, Octavia

Illustrator: Enric


Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Warner Books: 1987

ISBN Number: 0446513636

ISBN Number 13: 9780446513630

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004217

Keywords: Octavia Butler, Science Fiction,