CONDITIONALLY HUMAN. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1963. Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. Collects three short novels including the Hugo winner "The Darfsteller," in which "a computer-like machine that controls a theater of life-sized mannequins has displaced human actors." - John Clute, SFE (online), and "Conditionally Human," which depicts an authoritarian dystopia in which genetic engineering has created "beings on the border between animal and human." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 244. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-767. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 423-27. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with the uncommon Gollancz promotional wraparound band. A sharp copy of a scarce book. (#129292).
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