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NOVA by  Samuel R Delany - First Edition - 1968 - from L. W. Currey, Inc. (SKU: 138853)


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by Delany, Samuel R

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1968. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "The most action-packed of Delany's novels, but no less sophisticated for that. Beautifully written." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-317. "One of the most inventive man-computer linkages is the symbiosis in ... NOVA (1968)." - Warrick, pp. 176-8. 1969 Hugo nominee. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 54. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1560-65. A fine copy in very good or better, bright dust jacket with light wear at edges, mainly lower spine end and some tanning, mostly internal, but with some show through on edges of rear flap and white areas on front panel. An attractive copy overall with no discoloration of the spine panel of the jacket. (#138853)


Samuel R. Delany lives in Harlem, New York.


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L. W. Currey, Inc. US (US)
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Delany, Samuel R
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Doubleday & Company
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Garden City
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Computers; Machines; Mythology; Space Opera; Tale of the Future

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About L. W. Currey, Inc.

We buy and sell rare, fine and collectible first edition books, magazines, letters and manuscripts in all fields of popular fiction, with an emphasis on science fiction, fantasy and utopian literature from the earliest times to end of the twentieth century. We are open to the public by appointment only.


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