DescriptionWalter M. Miller, Jr. A Canticle for Leibowitz A Novel. Philadelphia & New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1960.
First edition. Octavo. 320 pages. Jacket design by Milton Glaser.
Original lavender paper over boards and black cloth backstrip with titles in lavender on the spine. Front hinge cracked at the title page. Faint fading at upper board edges. Slight warp to front board. Minor bumping and rubbing to both upper and lower board edges and corners. Dust jacket shelf worn with slight age toning at edges, and one-eighth of an inch shorter than the book. Likely trimmed or a later issue jacket. Generally a sound copy worthy of professional restoration. Good condition.
Miller's only published novel, A Canticle for Leibowitz tells an engrossing and sobering tale of post-apocalyptic life in the Southwestern United States. Winner of the 1961 Hugo Award for best science fiction novel. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.
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