Starswarm (from the author's own library).

By: Aldiss, Brian W.

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SF novel, first published under this title (with textual changes) in the US as a paperback original in 1964 (but issued earlier in the UK in 1958 as NON-STOP). New 12-page introduction by Joseph Milicia. This copy is from the author's own library, with a white printed label signed by Wendy Aldiss affixed to the front pastedown, stating/''This book was a personal copy of the author Brian W. Aldiss, part of his effects at his home at the time of his death in August 2017. Wendy Aldiss, Literary Executor Brian Aldiss Estate''.

''his first novel, NON-STOP (1958), expanded from the story in Science Fantasy no 17, 1956 and issued (with unauthorised cuts) in the USA in 1959 as STARSHIP), is a brilliant treatment of the Generation Starship topos and also the theme of Conceptual Breakthrough, set 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/Encyclopedia of SF, 3d Edition).

Title: Starswarm (from the author's own library).

Author Name: Aldiss, Brian W.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Publisher: Gregg Press: Boston.: 1978.

ISBN Number: 0839824084

ISBN Number 13: 9780839824084

Binding: Hardcover.

Grading: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket but for creasing to the top corners of about 20 pages.

Seller ID: 45154