THE JEWEL-HINGED JAW: NOTES ON THE LANGUAGE OF SCIENCE FICTION. Elizabethtown, New York: Dragon Press, 1977. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 11-326, cloth. First edition. One of 110 numbered copies signed by Delany. Collects thirteen essays on critical theory, writing SF, and SF authors. Latter section includes studies of Thomas M. Disch and Roger Zelazny, Joanna Russ, Disch again (an analysis of the structure of the dream scene in Camp Concentration), and an extended study of Ursula K. Le Guin's The Dispossessed. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 8-48. A fine copy without dust jacket as issued. (#157496).
First edition so stated on copyright page.