THE DYING EARTH. Jack Vance, John Holbrook Vance.


San Francisco, CA, Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1976. Octavo, illustrations by George Barr, illustrated cloth. First hardcover edition. One of 111 numbered copies signed by Vance and artist George Barr. "Little noticed at initial publication, this work launched a whole sub-genre of fictional futures in which magic replaces science..." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-185. "...Vance was beginning to compose the kind of story that would eventually make him one of the two or three most deeply influential authors in the sf and fantasy genres after World War Two" - Malcolm J. Edwards and John Clute, SFE (online). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Publisher's promotional flyer for the book laid in. The limited edition is uncommon. (19678). Item #19678

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