New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very Good / Very Good. Item #009946
Third printing, first and second printing before publication. Book-of-the-Month Club Selection. Quarter mustard cloth, grey paper boards. 247 pp. Top edge yellow. Pictorial endpapers. Top edge faded, tail edge damp stained. Spine cocked. Dust jacket is price clipped, lightly soiled, damp stained to tail edge, bumping and chipping to spine foot. In his first novel since The Andromeda Strain, Michael Crichton once again combines documentary verisimilitude with hair-raising suspense to open up for the reader a new area of modern science: surgical-electronic mind control.