First printing of Dick's late-period masterpiece of paranoia and personal disintegration.
Fine in fine jacket.
A SCANNER DARKLY
"I have in a sense begun to see the entire universe backward. With the other side of my brain!"
A pristine copy of Dick's semi-autobiographical novel, set in a futuristic Orange County seen through the eyes of an investigator and drug addict whose private life and psyche come apart under the influence of the reality-reversing Substance D. With jacket illustration by legendary film-makers Stephen and Timothy Quay, who began their careers designing science fiction book covers before turning to animation.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1977. 8'' x 5.5''. Original salmon-beige boards. In original unclipped ($6.95) pictorial dust jacket. Jacket illustration by The Quays; jacket typography by Judith Turner. , 220 pages. Hint of bump to spine ends. Faintest wear and creasing to jacket edges.
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