First Edition of Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?; Signed by Him
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?
Dick, Philip K.
Item Number: 64055
New York: Doubleday and Company, 1968.
First edition of this cornerstone in science fiction. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Philip K. Dick on the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Provenance: This example was signed for the author’s postman in Santa Ana. Scarce in this condition and signed.
Set in a post-apocalyptic near future, the novel follows Rick Deckard, a bounty hunter who is faced with retiring six escaped androids. At its core, the novel explores the essential issues of the meaning and destiny of humanity. Nominated for the 1968 Nebula Award and basis for the 1982 film Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford and the 2017 sequel Blade Runner 2049 starring Ford and Ryan Gosling.