BIG PLANET. John Holbrook Vance, "Jack Vance."


San Francisco, CA; Columbia, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1978. Octavo, illustrated by Steve Hickman, cloth. First printing of unabridged text. This copy is signed by Vance on the half title page. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is one of 889 unsigned trade copies. This edition restores the full text of the novel as first printed in magazine format. "In Big Planet Vance provided an sf model for the planetary romance which has been of significant use for forty years. The planet of this novel is a huge though Earthlike world, with enough landmass to provide realistic venues in which a wide range of social systems can operate..." - Malcolm J. Edwards and John Clute, SFE (online). Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A5j. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with slight stress crease to upper front panel and touch of rubbing to the base of the spine panel. (21570). Item #21570

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