IN THE OCEAN OF NIGHT. New York: The Dial Press / James Wade, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Benford on the title page: "To ---- / my first / decent work ... / Gregory Benford." 1977 Nebula nominee. The first book in the Galactic Center Saga. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-107. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1026-30. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#163122).
First printing so stated on copyright page.