MIXED FEELINGS: SHORT STORIES. New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Effinger dated the month of publication to David G. Hartwell on the title page: "For Dave -- / With an / assortment of / Feelings -- / Piglet (George Alec Effinger) / 10-16-74." "A début volume of shorter works -- sf, fantasy and the unclassifiable -- by a young writer who is knowledgeable, witty, the master of a sly tone and unlikely subject matter. Effinger is clearly a 'genre-buster,' one whose instinct is to go beyond the normal shapes and forms of the sf category." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 242. A major seventies collection of short fiction. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A fine association copy. (#157404).
First edition so stated on copyright page.