NON-STOP. Brian W. Aldiss.


London: Faber and Faber, [1958]. Octavo, boards. First edition, first printing. Signed by Aldiss on the title page. The author's first sf novel. Issued later with textual differences in the U.S. as STARSHIP (1959). "... a brilliant treatment of the generation starship and also the theme of conceptual breakthrough in a kind of spacegoing ruined-Earth society; it has become a classic of the field and in 2008 was awarded a retrospective British Science Fiction Association Award for best novel of 1958." - John Clute / David Pringle, SFE (online). Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-4. Pringle: Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels #25. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 160. A little foxing to edges of first few and last few leaves, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket with slight rubs to the front corner tips. (28433). Item #28433

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