HOTHOUSE. Boston: Gregg Press, 1976. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. hardcover edition and first U.S. printing of the expanded text, first printing (limited to 358 copies). Signed by Aldiss. Issued earlier in the U.S. in a shorter version as THE LONG AFTERNOON OF EARTH (1962). Novelization of five Hothouse stories that won the 1962 Hugo award for best short fiction published in 1961. New introduction by Joseph Milicia. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-12. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 34. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1235-7. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. The first printing of this edition is quite scarce. (#112129).
"First Printing, June 1976" on copyright page.