Del Rey: Ballantine, 1978. First Paperback Edition. Hardcover. 4 1/4 X 7 Inches. 199 PP. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #1887
The second book in the Star Wars realm. This book was written by Foster as part of the original novelization of 'A New Hope' deal. The story was to be the basis of a second, lower-budget film should Star Wars not succeed at the box office. Of particular note is the fact that this book is also the genesis of the expanded universe. First paperback edition, published two months after the hardcover edition. Signed on the title page by Alan Dean Foster. Signed by Foster specifically for Back in Time Rare Books. Book shows wear from reading, including wear to edges and corners. Small chip to upper edge of rear cover. Worn at foot of spine. A VERY RARE SIGNED COPY.