DRIFTGLASS. Garden City: Nelson Doubleday, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. First printing with code "24M" on page 273. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Delany to David G. Hartwell on the title page: "Best / to / David / Hartwell / from / Chip / Delany / Wesleyan / Nov '71." "Ten glittery SF stories, comprising Delany's entire short fiction output up to 1970. Contains two Nebula award-winners: "Aye, and Gomorrah" (1967) and "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" (1968). Effective marriages of style and ideative substance, these pieces represent American 1960s New Wave SF at its best." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 109. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4-166. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 625-28. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with a couple of tiny nicks at top edge. (#157321).
No statement of printing. First printing has code "24M" on page 273.