CAGE A MAN. Garden City: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. First printing with code "D 33" on page 149. The author's first book. Busby began "his career as a novelist with the Space-Opera Demu series about a hijacked human, Barton, and his war against the Alien Demu: CAGE A MAN (September 1973 F&SF; exp 1974) and THE PROUD ENEMY (1975), both assembled with "The Learning of Eeshta" (September-October 1973 If) plus the book-length "End of the Line" as THE DEMU TRILOGY (1980). The first, superior, installment is particularly effective in its depiction of Barton's imprisonment and eventual escape." - SFE (online). Issued by the Science Fiction Book Club. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#107213).
No statement of printing on copyright page. First printing has code "D 33" on page 149.