THE JEWELS OF APTOR. Samuel R. Delany.

THE JEWELS OF APTOR. London: Gollancz, 1968. Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Delany to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell on the title page. The author's first book. Text follows that of the revised 1968 Ace edition. "In a post-holocaust world, a group of young people set out on a quest for a wonderful jewel. Baroque far-future stuff, exuberantly inventive. Delay's debut (he was all of 19 when he wrote it)." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 195. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with just a hint of general dust soiling and small sticker on front flap raising the price to £1.25. (#152854).

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