HOTHOUSE. London: Faber and Faber, . Octavo, cloth. First British (and first hardcover) edition. 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. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-12. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 34. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1235-7. Very slight spine lean, hint of foxing to edges of text block, neat owner's name and date in ink on front paste-down, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket with some uniform age-darkening to rear panel. An attractive copy. (#114507).
"First published in mcmlxii" on copyright page.