RODERICK OR THE EDUCATION OF A YOUNG MACHINE. London, Toronto, Sydney, New York: Granada, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed on the title page by Sladek. "Roderick is a learning machine, a wide-eyed little robot who wanders like Candide through a crazy near-future America. It's a dense, wide-ranging satire, and the ultimate robot novel. Sequel (actually part two of a long novel that was chopped in half for publishing convenience): RODERICK AT RANDOM (1983)." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 309. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1041. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Copies of this book signed by Sladek are uncommon. (#167426).
"Published by Granada Publishing 1980" on copyright page.