Publisher: William Morrow & Company, New York, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Fine in fine dust jacket. Sharp cornered, tight binding. Cloth-backed boards. The author's first book. The scarce hardbound issue; reportedly only 1000 copies so bound. 1981 Nebula nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 4-22. Not price clipped. "First Edition" with number line 1 to 10 on copyright page. $15.95 price on jacket flap. 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. Reportedly the first hardcover publication was only 1000 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 008758
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