London: Victor Gollancz, 1984. First Edition / First Printing. Hardcover. A Novel. Basis for the film directed by Stephen Spielberg. 8vo cloth. Laid in is a folded AUTOGRAPHED LETTER SIGNED (A.L.S.) by Ballard. Interesting short letter in which Ballard conveys his optimism for "the novel's survival against all the apparent odds." Very good copy in dust-jacketj with the letter laid in.