New York: Simon and Schuster , 1980. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , 11-303,  pp. Quarter grey cloth over blue paper boards with red lettering on the front board and spine. Price of $11.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. The first book in the "Solar Cycle", the name for Wolfe's famous and beloved tetraology that concerns a Dying Earth and the humans who struggle to survive upon it. Near Fine / very near Fine. Item #00009389
A Near Fine book with a touch of fading to the edges of the paper boards in a nearly Fine dust jacket.