The Gods Themselves in Galaxy March 1972, If April 1972, and Galaxy May 1972. With Signed and Inscribed Slip
signedfirst editionPictorial wrappers
by Asimov, Isaac
New York: UPD Publishing Corporation, 1972. First Edition. Pictorial wrappers. The first complete appearance of The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov serialized in three issues. With slip inscribed and signed by Isaac Asimov: "Compliments / of / Isaac Asimov." The slip was originally clipped to the cover of the April 1972 issue of If and it is now in a Mylar sleeve. 1973 Hugo and Nebula award winner, 1973 Ditmar winner for Best International Long Fiction, and 1973 Locus award winner for Best SF Novel. "... The Gods Themselves (1972), which was only the second genuine singleton of his career and which won both Hugo and Nebula awards, proved to be his finest single creation, a complex tale involving catastrophic energy transfers between alternate universes and -- rarely for him -- intriguing alien beings." The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, eds. Clute and Nicholls, 1999, p. 57. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 1981, 3-45. An appealing set in near fine condition (short, faint crease to the front cover of Galaxy May 1972 and clip marking on the cover and first few leaves of If April 1972). ; Octavo; Signed by Author.
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