Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, signed by Joan D. Vinge. Additionally signed by James Gunn, who wrote the introduction, by illustrator Michael Whelan. Also inscribed by editor and literary agent Jim Frenkel, to whom this book is dedicated. A story that spans millennia, from the ruins of an ancient interstellar empire to the planets of the Hegemony that rules human space, this is the multi-layered story of Tiamat, a world where the dolphin-like mers are harvested for the youth-prolonging serum extracted from their blood. The third novel in The Snow Queen Cycle. Octavo. Full purple leather binding, with elaborate gilt stamping, three raised bands, moire silk endpapers, and a ribbon marker. A few tiny blemishes to the gilt; else near fine. Near fine. Item #71610

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