RODERICK VOLUME I. New York: A Timescape Book Published by Pocket Books, . Octavo, printed light blue wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first U.S. edition. "Roderick is a learning machine, a wide-eyed little robot who wanders like Candide through a crazy near-future America. It's a dense, wide-ranging satire, and the ultimate robot novel. Sequel (actually part two of a long novel that was chopped in half for publishing convenience): RODERICK AT RANDOM (1983)." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 309. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1041. A fine copy. (#106503).