BAD MOON RISING. New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A presentation copy with warm signed inscription by Disch to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell on the front free endpaper. Original anthology collecting twenty-one stories and poems by Harlan Ellison, Gene Wolfe, Robert Silverberg, Disch and others on the theme of the worsening political situation around the world and its grim implications for the future of people in society. Includes "Relatives" by George Alec Effinger which depicts a polluted overpopulated authoritarian dystopia. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-647. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 349. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#152945).
First edition so stated on copyright page. First printing has code "73 74 75 76 77 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 on page .