THE ALTERATION. London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, decorated wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Winner of the 1976 John W. Campbell Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-17. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 80. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 373. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 43-7. Light rubbing along outer joints, slight spine lean, a near fine copy. (#134560).