THE RUINS OF EARTH: AN ANTHOLOGY OF STORIES OF THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Disch to David G. Hartwell on the front free endpaper. Partially original anthology of sixteen stories (six original to this collection) with ecological catastrophe themes by Kurt Vonnegut, Gene Wolfe, Philip K. Dick, J. G. Ballard, Fritz Leiber, and others. Includes "Roommates" by Thomas M. Disch. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1386. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with some rubbing to black background ink at lower spine end, mild wrinkle at upper spine end, and 6 mm closed tear and faint associated wrinkle at upper edge of rear panel. (#157349).
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