THE SHIPS OF EARTH. New York: Tor, [1994]. Octavo, full leather. First edition. Limited to 225 copies of which this is one of 200 numbered copies released to the trade signed by Card. Third book of the "Homecoming" series. On the planet Harmony survivors from a ruined Earth live in a eutopia maintained by a computer, which is failing. The only repair lies light-years distant on Earth and the only way to get there is to teach forbidden technology to a few select people. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1986-2009. A fine copy in fine imitation leather slipcase without dust jacket as issued. (#68048).

Price: $150.00

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"First edition: February 1994 / ... / 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page. "This signed first edition of The Ships of Earth is published in an edition of 225 copies, / of which 200 copies have been released to the trade, and 25 lettered copies are reserved / to the author and publisher" on limitation page.