New York: Del Rey, 1977. John Berkey. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 6 x 8 1/2 Inches. 183 Pages. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #3074
The first trade edition. Signed by Alan Dean Foster AND George Lucas directly on the half title-page. Lucas has inscribed the book to "Dianna" and Foster has simple signed. A TRULY UNIQUE COPY SIGNED BY CREATOR AND GHOSTWRITER. 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 book is tight and clean with the slightest hint of rubbing to bottom edge. DJ sharp and clean.