(#168155) DAWN. Octavia E. Butler.

DAWN. [New York]: Warner Books, [1987]. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. First book of the "Xenogenesis" trilogy. "Post-catastrophe novel in which the few remaining humans are rescued by aliens. The alien society is eutopian. Aliens restore Earth and slightly redesign humans, who deeply resent it. Humans seem apt to recreate the dystopia that had been our civilization." - Sargent, British and Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-197. Hartwell, 200 Significant SF Books by Women, 1984-2001. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with just a hint of wrinkling at upper spine end and upper edge of rear panel near spine fold. A nice copy. (#168155).

Price: $250.00

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Printing identification statement for this book:
"First Printing: May 1987 / 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.