Spine slanted, edgewear. Ex-library with one stamp and pocket residue. DJ in protective wrap. A bright, attractive copy.
"Several millennia in the future, Earth has become a backwater planet, ignored by others in its galaxy. Its one jewel is Cirque, the City on the Abyss, into which the River Fundament falls in magnificent cataracts. It is a city of love and harmony, with inspiring religious rites. But in the Abyss there lives the Beast, loathsome to imagine, frightening to confront, for it was formed from castoff hates of the Cirquians: a Beast whose body is refuse, whose mind is black as sin. And now, after centuries, it is climbing out of the Abyss to claim its own. . ."; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall