CYCLE OF FIRE. New York: Ballantine Books, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed by Stubbs as "Hal Clement" and Harry C. Stubbs. "The human survivor of a spaceship crash on a planet which experiences extremes of cold and heat is helped by one of the natives. The strong point of the book is the explanation of the biology and evolution of these alien creatures" - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 84. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-258. Touch of wear to cloth at lower corner tips, a nearly fine copy in very good dust jacket with orange background ink on spine panel faded and faint ghost of a small label removed from spine panel. A decent copy of a very scarce Ballantine hardcover. (#162386).
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