TRANSFIGURATIONS. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1980. Octavo, boards. First British edition. A presentation copy with a warm signed inscription by Bishop on the title page to David G. Hartwell, Bishop's major book editor and the one responsible for purchasing this book for publication by Berkley/Putnam. Novel expanded from the novella "Death and Designation Among the Asadi," a Nebula Award finalist. "About a daughter's quest to find her anthropologist father in the forbidding ritualistic culture of the natives of an alien planet. A highly literate narrative which makes good use of its imaginary anthropology." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 386. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. The most important copy of this book. (#141730).
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