FIREBIRD. New York: Published by Pocket Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pocket Books 83577-7. Two telepathic computers, Largo and Czandra, jointly known as "Control," rule life on all the civilized planets. They have formulated a plan for becoming immortal, but first they must collapse the universe and destroy all life. But a hidden force intends to destroy Control and sets its plan in motion before it expires. One of the best space operas of its era. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-495. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 407. A fine copy. (#146314).
"First Pocket Books printing January 1981 / 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.