TRILOGY OF THE FUTURE. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, . Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. Published earlier in the U.S. in paperback in 1971 as ACE SCIENCE FICTION READER. First hardcover publication of "The Trouble With Tycho" by Clifford D. Simak, "The Last Castle" by Jack Vance (winner of the 1966 Nebula and 1967 Hugo awards for best novella) and "Empire Star" by Samuel R. Delany. This copy is inscribed on the title page by Delany to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell. Lower spine end and lower corner tips lightly bruised, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket with some rubbing to blue ink background, but no loss of color. A very scarce book. (#152861).
"First published in Great Britain 1972 ..." on copyright page.