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Babel-17 (Nebula Award winner)., Delany,  Samuel R.
1 Delany, Samuel R.Babel-17 (Nebula Award winner). 42428
Millenium: London. 1999.
Second printing.
Trade paperback original.
SF novel, first published in 1966 and winner of the Nebula Award for best novel.

''he published two more novels in 1966: Empire Star (1966 dos; text corrected 1977) and BABEL-17 (1966; rev 1969). Both, especially the latter, which won a Nebula, reveal a notable advance in sophistication. Babel-17, whose chapters carry epigraphs from the work of the poet Marilyn Hacker - Delany's wife from 1961 to 1980 - is about language, and has a poet heroine. In a future galactic society, radio broadcasts in an apparently Alien language are received; they are thought to be connected with sabotage and alien invasion. Much of the novel is to do with cracking the language. Delany espouses here the Whorfian hypothesis that our perception of reality is partly formed by our languages; the invention of different societies in this novel, more intense and imaginative than his previous work, is mostly rendered in terms of thought- and speech-patterns'' (Peter Nicholls/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition)..

Page edges browning, a fine (unread) copy.

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The Fall Of The Towers trilogy: Out Of The Dead City (and) The Towers Of Toron (and) City Of A Thousand Suns (signed/slipcased)., Delany,  Samuel R.
2 Delany, Samuel R.The Fall Of The Towers trilogy: Out Of The Dead City (and) The Towers Of Toron (and) City Of A Thousand Suns (signed/slipcased). 43479
Centipede Press: Lakewood, CO. 2016.
First hardcover editions (& 1st printing).
SF trilogy. First published as three separate paperback originals in 1963, 1964, and 1965 (OUT OF THE DEAD CITY, THE TOWERS OF TORON and CITY OF A THOUSAND SUNS), now republished as three hardcover volumes, each with an individual dustjacket and new frontispiece artwork. This edition of the trilogy includes all of Delanys afterwords and forewords, an illuminating new introduction by Michael Swanwick, and new artwork by David Ho. LIMITED EDITION: 300 numbered hardcover sets, the first volume signed by the author, artist and Michael Swanwick, and slipcased.

Fine copies in fine dustjackets and slipcased (as new).

Price: 150.00 GBP
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The Towers Of Toron., Delany,  Samuel R.
3 Delany, Samuel R.The Towers Of Toron. 10236
Sphere: London. 1968.
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Paperback original.
First published as half of an Ace Double (F-261) in 1964: however this first UK edition is revised and expanded (the author's preferred text). See Currey p. 140.

Inked name on first page, a VG+ copy.

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