The Norton Book of Science Fiction [Signed by 22 contributors]
Le Guin, Ursula, and Brian Attebery, eds.
NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 1993. First edition. Octavo (9.25 x 6 in.); 869pp., indexed; burgundy cloth boards, in dust jacket.
Signed at their contributions by 22 of the 67 collected authors, in order: Frederik Pohl, Samuel R. Delany, Robert Silverberg, Gene Wolfe, Joe Haldeman, John Varley, Edward Bryant, Gregory Benford, William Gibson, Greg Bear, Octavia E. Butler, Kim Stanley Robinson, Karen Joy Fowler (who has also signed the title page beneath her "consultant" credit), John Crowley, Pat Cadigan, Nancy Kress, James Patrick Kelly, Orson Scott Card, Connie Willis, Eileen Gunn, Lisa Goldstein, and John Kessel.
Light shelfwear, a tiny bit of fraying to cloth at bottom tips, a few minor spots of soiling to textblock edges. Unclipped ("$27.50") jacket lightly crumpled at spine ends and along top of rear panel, with a ½" closed tear at the top of the rear flap hinge. A very good (+) copy in like jacket of this ambitious anthology, signed by an impressive array of the 20th century's greatest science fiction authors.