Inscribed copy of Beyond Uhura by Nichelle Nichols to co-star Gia Carides. Octavo, 320pp. Yellow hardcover, title in gilt over black vellum spine. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In publishers dust jacket, retail price on front flap, near fine with a hint of shelf wear. Inscribed by Nichelle Nichols to fellow actress Gia Carides. Inscription reads: “Gia Carides, Very Hi-Priestess of Val, Your ‘deadly sorcery’ is so cool. It is written. Blessings, Nichelle Nichols. Sagan.”
Comments: Star Trek alumni Nichelle Nichols starred alongside Gia Carides in the television movie The Adventures of Captain Zoom in Outer Space. Carides starred as Vesper, the High Priestess of Vox. Nichelle Nichols had a limited role as “Sagan,” the High Priestess of Pangea. It is considered an early sci-fi spoof, similar to Galaxy Quest.