IN PURSUIT OF VALIS: SELECTIONS FROM THE EXEGESIS. Novato, California, Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Underwood-Miller, 1991. Octavo, pp. [1-2: inserted limitation leaf] [i-vi] vii-xv xvi] xvii-xxxi [xxxii] xxxiii-xxxvi [xxxvii-xxxviii] 1-278 [279-282: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], cloth. First edition. One of 250 numbered copies signed by Sutin on the limitation page. First publication of portions of Dick's major nonfiction work comprising more than 8000 pages written between 1974 and his death in 1982. These same "mystical experiences" became the central subject matter of his final novels: VALIS (1981), THE DIVINE INVASION (1981), and THE TRANSMIGRATION OF TIMOTHY ARCHER (1982), termed collectively by Dick the "VALIS trilogy." A fine copy in fine dust jacket (a bit rubbed at edges) and fine slipcase. (#126469).