ROCANNON'S WORLD. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1979. Octavo, boards. First British hardcover edition. "A human explorer, marooned on a far planet, attempts to save the place from an alien menace, and also learns 'mindspeech.' Well written, nicely imagined: the small beginning of a great SF career. Le Guin's first novel, and first of her 'Hainish' cycle of books." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 309. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 681-86. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with original "£3.50" printed price clipped and a Gollancz "£6.95" price sticker. (#73740).
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