ECLIPSE. [New York]: A Bluejay International Edition, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. "In the aftermath of nuclear war, as the front shifts from a ravaged Europe, an ugly wave of fascism rises. An L-5 space colony, the home of a Co-operative Democracy that has become increasingly rigid, is cut off from Earth supplies and taken over by a dictatorship." - publisher's blurb. First book of the "A Song Called Youth" trilogy. "... his finest SF work ... the Cyberpunk-coloured Song Called Youth trilogy –- ECLIPSE (1985), ECLIPSE PENUMBRA (1988) and ECLIPSE CORONA (1990) –- set after a realistically conceived World War III and describing a technologically deft resistance movement which fights a neo-fascist regime to a standstill, ultimately defeating it." - John Clute and Chris Williamson, SFE (online). Nice signed inscription by Shirley on the title page. Trade paperback format. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1009. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 432. A fine copy. (#147628).
"First Bluejay printing: August, 1985" on copyright page.