First Edition of Carl Sagan's Contact; Inscribed by Him

  • Contact: A Novel.

Contact: A Novel.

Item Number: 45072

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985.

First edition of Sagan’s science fiction work which deals with the theme of contact between humanity and a more technologically advanced, extraterrestrial life form. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Carl Sagan on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of wear. Jacket design by Paul Bacon.

Who could be better qualified than the author of the highly successful Cosmos to turn the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence, and humankind's first contact with it, into imaginative reality? "Contact deals with issues...worth pondering.The range and depth of ideas is quite uncommon" (New York Times Book Review). Made into the film bearing the same name directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods and Tom Skerritt.