GREAT SKY RIVER. Toronto, New York, London, Sydney, Auckland: Bantam Books, . Octavo, blue wrappers printed in black. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. In the far future, humanity struggles to survive the onslaught of the encroaching Mech civilization which treats animal life as vermin, to be ignored or "harvested." Third novel of a thematic series, preceded by IN THE OCEAN OF NIGHT (1977) and ACROSS THE SEA OF SUNS (1984). Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-106. A fine copy. (#169798).