ANNIHILATION FACTOR. London: Allison & Busby, . Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. A novel expanded from Bayley's short story "The Patch" (1964). "A galactic empire is torn by war, as a mysterious Patch in space devours whole planets. Enjoyable space operatics by one of the few writers of the 1970s (and since) who can still carry this sort of thing off with bravura." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 15. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#145302).
"First published in Great Britain 1979 ..." on copyright page.