THE EMPRESS OF MARS: A NOVEL. [Burton, MI];: Subterranean Press, 2009. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Part of the limited issue signed by Baker and artist J. K. Potter, but an out-of-series copy marked "PC" on limitation leaf. A novel expanded from the 2003 Hugo-nominated novella of the same name. Plans of the British Arean Company to colonize Mars and exploit its mineral resources go awry and the small group of colonists stranded there without the money to return to the Earth have to make the best of things. "Under the circumstances, it seemed best to continue on with the job." A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#117571).
First edition so stated on copyright page. "This special signed edition of / is limited to 448 numbered copies" on limitation page.