(#155288) SOLAR LOTTERY. Philip K. Dick.

SOLAR LOTTERY. Boston: Gregg Press, 1976. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. hardcover edition, first printing. 352 copies printed. The author's first book. Text offset from that of the 1955 Ace edition. New introduction by Thomas M. Disch. "Political power in the 23rd century is conferred by random selection - but in reality this is all a front for the true powers that be. A complex and heartening tale of breakout from an oppressive system. Its the author's first novel, and the start of an important sf career. - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 333. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-334. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#155288).

Price: $1,500.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"First Printing, June 1976" on copyright page.