AN ISLAND CALLED MOREAU. New York: Simon and Schuster, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First U.S. edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Aldiss dated 23 March 1981 to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell, the editor responsible for the publication of this edition: "For --- / Begetter of this elegant / production / ..." "The crew of a downed space shuttle are washed up on a remote island where dreadful experiments are in progress. A retelling of H. G. Wells's classic THE ISLAND OF DOCTOR MOREAU (1896), in late twentieth-century terms." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 245. Issued earlier in Britain as MOREAU'S OTHER ISLAND (1980). A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#141627).
First printing has code "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page.