(#142594) THE CANOPY OF TIME. Brian Aldiss.

THE CANOPY OF TIME. London: Faber and Faber, [1959]. Octavo, boards. First edition. A short story collection issued later in the U.S. in a different format as GALAXIES LIKE GRAINS OF SAND (1960). Includes "All the World's Tears," a post-catastrophe authoritarian dystopia and "But Who Can Replace a Man," artificial intelligence story. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-8. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 264. Bookplate of collector Stephen J. Takacs affixed to the front paste-down. Lower spine end and three corner tips bruised, a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with faint matching bruises. (#142594).

Price: $150.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"First published in mcmlix" on copyright page.