The Complete Canopus in Argos: Archives in five volumes Re: Colonised Planet 5, Shikasta; The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five; The Sirian Experiments; The Making of the Representative for Planet 8; and The Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire. Doris LESSING.

The Complete Canopus in Argos: Archives in five volumes Re: Colonised Planet 5, Shikasta; The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five; The Sirian Experiments; The Making of the Representative for Planet 8; and The Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire

London: Jonathan Cape, 1979-1983. First U.K. Editions. First Impressions. Five octavo volumes (22.5cm); blue paper covered boards titled in gilt on spine; pale gray/blue topstain; dustjackets; 365; 245; 288; 145; 179pp. All are Near Fine or better with topstain faded on most volumes. The dustjackets are uniform, designed by David Prout; unclipped (priced £5.95 - £7.95 net), the third volume has a publisher's price sticker over the original price; Near Fine or better.

Solid set of the author's only work of science fiction. "Places the crisis of human self-striving into a metaphysically conceived interstellar frame...tinged with Sufi mysticism." CLUTE & NICHOLLS, p.714. BARRON 4-333.

Price: $400.00

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