New York; (1985): G.P. Putnam's Sons. Limited Edition. Octavo. Item #028331
Color frontispiece, 382pp., Limited to only 350 copies numbered and signed by the author. Follows the dashing Colonel Colin Campbell, a philosopher/soldier/rogue, on a whirlwind adventure from orbiting luxury condos to the Wild West free-enterprise zones of the Moon to the daydream fantasy worlds of past and future. Heinlein was a four-time winner of the Hugo Award for his novels Stranger in a Strange Land (1961), Starship Troopers (1959), Double Star (1956), His books were among the first works of science fiction to reach bestseller status in hardcover. He continued to work into his eighties, and his work never ceased to amaze, to entertain, and to generate controversy. By the time hed died, in 1988, it was evident that he was one of the formative talents of science fiction: a writer whose unique vision, unflagging energy, and persistence, over the course of five decades, made a great impact on the American mind. A near fine copy bound in black cloth, spine lettering gilt in publisher's black cloth covered slipcase.