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Radix by  A.A. [Alfred Angelo Attanasio] Attanasio - First Edition  - 1981 - from Singularity Rare & Fine (SKU: 001087)

Radix

Radix by  A.A. [Alfred Angelo Attanasio] Attanasio - First Edition  - 1981 - from Singularity Rare & Fine (SKU: 001087)

Radix

by Attanasio, A.A. [Alfred Angelo Attanasio]

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good Plus/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0688001351
ISBN 13
9780688001353
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New York: William Morrow & Co., Inc., 1981. First Edition . Cloth. Very Good Plus/Near Fine. Octavo. Fred Marcellino. New York: William Morrow & Co., Inc., 1981. First Edition, and so stated and numbered. One of 1,000 copies. Jacket design by Fred Marcellino, book design by Michael Mauceri. Octavo, 467 pp. Ex-library, with standard markings for that, else in remarkable, sharp, bright handsome condition. Library traces include rubber stamp at page edges, pocket which has been adhered to rear fep, label on jacket spine. Book is other Very Good plus or a bit better. Jacket is price clipped, is otherwise near fine, and quite bright. Certainly the best known - and hardest to acquire as a first edition - of the titles produced by New Jersey-born science fiction writer A. A. Attanasio (Alfred Angelo Attanasio], Radix was the first novel in his Radix Tetrad. An imaginative pre-apocalyptic tale occurring 1300 years in the future and written in an eclectic style of much appeal at the time, Radix won a nomination for the Best Novel Nebula Award in 1981. A hard-to-find piece of sci-fi history, nicely preserved. L104

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Seller
Singularity Rare & Fine US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
001087
Title
Radix
Author
Attanasio, A.A. [Alfred Angelo Attanasio]
Illustrator
Fred Marcellino
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0688001351
ISBN 13
9780688001353
Publisher
William Morrow & Co., Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1981
Pages
467
Keywords
Science Fiction Alternate & Parallel Worlds, General, Apocalypse, Quest
Bookseller catalogs
Science Fiction;
Size
Octavo

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