THE CRYSTAL WORLD. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Ballard to "Arthur" on title page. The author's fourth novel. 1966 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-65. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-17. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 82. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 63. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 49. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 453-56. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing to spine ends and corner tips and some internal age-darkening to spine panel (no show through). An excellent copy of this book. (#114519).
"First published 1966" on copyright page.