First edition review copy of the first novel by the celebrated science fiction writer. NY: Berkeley Publishing Company, 1978. First edition. Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Octavo, 8-3/4 x 5-1/2 in. 319pp. Oatmeal cloth; metallic green spine titles; dust jacket. Spot of offsetting to front endpapers, else fine in a near fine unclipped ("$8.95") jacket, slightly misfolded, with light wear at spine ends.