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    A Superior Copy

    Kurt Vonnegut. Cat's Cradle. New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1963]. First edition, signed by Vonnegut on the title page. Octavo. [iv], 231, [232: blank], 233: about the author, [234-236: blank] pages. Publisher's green cloth with light blue paper covering fore-edge of front board, spine and front board lettered and stamped in blue and gilt, in original dust jacket. Housed in custom clamshell case. A touch of light fading to yellow green cloth at spine ends, a fine copy in fine dust jacket.

    One of 6000 copies printed. 1964 Hugo nominee. "A satire on the atomic age ... Razor-witted narrative." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-391. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1200. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 40. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 313-17. Pieratt, Huffman-klinkowitz, and Klinkowitz AE1.


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