Signed first edition of The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton. Octavo, 295pp. White cloth spine, black boards, title printed on spine in black, numbering embossed on front panel. Black endpapers. Stated first edition on copyright page. Publishers first state dust jacket, near fine, $5.95 on front flap, bright illustrations, small chip on top edge of spine. Signed by Crichton on the title page: “For Joe…Best Wishes. Michael Crichton. 8.16.93.”
Comments: An excellent copy of Michael Crichton’s techno-thriller, establishing him as a writer in this genre.