SOLDIERS OF PARADISE. New York: Arbor House, . Octavo, printed blue wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. The author's first book. First book of "The Starbridge Chronicles." Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-846. Broderick and Di Filippo, Science Fiction: The 101 Best Novels, 1985-2010 #10. A fine copy. (#50946).