New York: Del Rey, 1977. John Berkey. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 6 x 8 1/2 Inches. 183 Pages. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #2030
The first trade edition. Signed by Alan Dean Foster directly on the title-page. States "Hardbound Ballantine Books Edition: October 1977" on the copyright page. Cover art by John Berkey, who later did the artwork for the Return of the Jedi - Death Star Battle video game from Atari. One of the original First Edition "Trinity" Star Wars books (1st Paperback, 1st BCE, 1st Trade). The dust jacket is faded a bit at edges and spine.