THE DIFFERENCE ENGINE. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1990. Octavo, boards. First edition. Perhaps the classic steampunk novel. A tale set in a filthy, polluted Victorian England running Babbage's hardware and ruled by Lord Byron who had escaped death in Greece. A 1991 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-442. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with 10 mm closed tear at upper rear spine fold. (#155834).
"First published in Great Britain 1990" on copyright page.