LOGAN'S RUN - INSCRIBED TO HERB YELLIN. William F. Nolan, George Clayton Johnson.


London: Victor Gollancz, 1968. First UK Edition. Nolan's best-known work, a novel which takes place "after a strange act of nuclear terrorism, forcing the remaining population into underground keeps; a youth culture takes over, instituting the dystopian rule that all those over twenty-one must be killed to combat overpopulation" (Encyclopedia of Science Fiction). Basis for Michael Anderson's Oscar-nominated 1976 film, starring Michael York and Farrah Fawcett. Sargent, p.144. Item #2301

First Impression. Octavo (22cm); red cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [10], 134pp. Inscribed by the author to his long-time friend and publisher on the half-title page: "For Herb - This "hybrid" LOGAN - consisting of the British first edition (1968) with their "movie" dustjacket (1976) photo-printed from plates of the Dial edition (1967)!! With the friendship of the Logan Man - William F. Nolan / Bill / Feb.20, '79 / Messy, eh wot? (and I was cold sober when I wrote this inscription!)." Beneath his inscription Nolan has drawn an open hand with crystal disc in blue and red ink, with the quote "And may your palm never go black!" Fine in a Fine example of the movie tie-in dustjacket (unclipped).

Price: $1,000.00