RITE OF PASSAGE. Panshin. Alexei.

RITE OF PASSAGE.

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, [1969]. Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. The author's first book. Winner of the 1968 Nebula award for best novel. 1969 Hugo nominee. "...a complex and expertly told novel, making adroit use of the basic right-of-passage structure that underlies almost all tales set in generational starships..." - Clute and Nichols: the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction pp. 906-907. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-844. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1805-08. Some offsetting to the front free end-paper, the bookplate of author G. Elflandsson to front free end-paper, a nearly fine copy in a near fine copy with some rubbing to corners and spine ends. (10707). Item #10707

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