Early reprint of this late science fiction novel by the author of The Huster, The Queen's Gambit, and others. NY: Doubleday & Company, 1983. Presumed second printing (no "First Edition" statement on copyright page, printing code "Y45" in gutter of p. 251: first edition has "Y37" code. 8-1/2 x 5-5/8 in. 251pp. Gray boards backed with black cloth; silver spine titles; dust jacket. Spine titles a little rubbed. Else fine in a near fine, unclipped jacket with light rubbing and wear at spine ends.