Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1978.
First edition stated, first printing. Signed by Octavia E. Butler on the front free endpaper. Near Fine with light shelf wear, remainder spray to bottom textblock edge. In a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket, which is lightly toned and lightly soiled, and with light creases and wear at the edges. Butler's rarest novel, which after a few early editions she would not allow to be reprinted. Item #140940807