THE CANOPY OF TIME. Brian Aldiss.

THE CANOPY OF TIME. London: Faber and Faber, [1959]. Octavo, boards. First edition. A short story collection issued later in the U.S. in a different format as GALAXIES LIKE GRAINS OF SAND (1960). Includes "All the World's Tears," a post-catastrophe authoritarian dystopia and "But Who Can Replace a Man," artificial intelligence story. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-8. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 264. Bookplate of William S. Hampton affixed to the front paste-down and his name rubber stamped on the title page. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, several short closed tears at edges, and internal tape mend at lower spine end. (#158961).

Price: $35.00

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