FUTURE POWER: A SCIENCE FICTION ANTHOLOGY. New York: Random House, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Dozois to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell on the title page. Original anthology collecting nine stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, R. A. Laffery, James Tiptree, Jr., George Alec Effinger, Gene Wolfe, and others. Includes "The Country of the Kind" by Damon Knight, "Coming-of-Age Day" by A. K. Jorgensson, "Contentment, Satisfaction, Cheer, Well-Being, Gladness, Joy, Comfort, and Not Having to Get Up Early Any More" by George Alec Effinger, "The Day of the Big Test" by Felix C. Gotschalk, "The Diary of the Rose" by Ursula K. Le Guin, and "Thanates" by Vonda N. McIntyre. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 261-62 and p. 295. The usual tanning of text paper, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket, the front panel of which has ghosted onto the front board. A very cheaply made book manufactured at the height of shoddy book production by the major American publishers. Review slip laid in. (#152851).
"9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 / FIRST EDITION" on copyright page.