Nova, Samuel R. Delany, 1968, Doubleday, Sci-Fi Novels, Very Good w/Good DJ

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Nova Author: Samuel R. Delany Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. Release Date: 1968 Seller Category: LITERATURE Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Very Good Sku: 02044 Notes: A Very Good book in a Good dust jacket, Very Good overall, 8vo, 8 1/4" x 5 3/4." Gray leather-covered boards in a red paper dust jacket. Green, gray, and white illustration on front panel. Black-and-white lettering on red dust jacket spine. Covers have slightly bumped tips and slight edge wear, else clean and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket has light age toning throughout, fading along spine, a chip at head of spine measuring the width of the spine and about 1/2" from top, a dampstain on spine, and slight chipping at top edge on back and tail of spine, else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages have light age toning and a light to moderate smoke smell, else clean and intact. 279 pp. "Book Club Edition." A science-fiction novel by Samuel R. Delany (b. 1942), an American author, literary critic, and professor. _Nova_ is a space opera with a quest narrative that revolves around two rival factions, Draco and the Pleiades Federation, in the 3100s. Lorq Von Ray of the Pleiades Federation is pursued by Prince Red of Draco in a race to secure the invaluable resource, Illyrion, at the center of a distant nova. _Nova_ was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1969. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.