“The end justifies the means. But what if there never is an end? All we have is means": First Edition of Ursula K. Le Guin's The Lathe of Heaven; Signed by Her

  • The Lathe of Heaven.

The Lathe of Heaven.


Item Number: 29056

New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1971.

First edition of this classic science fiction work, which revolves around a character whose dreams alter reality, including past events. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Ursula K. Le Guin on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket art by Carl Berkowitz.

The Lathe of Heaven was first serialized in the American science fiction magazine Amazing Stories. The novel received nominations for the 1972 Hugo and the 1971 Nebula Award, and won the Locus Award for Best Novel in 1972. Two television film adaptations have been released: the acclaimed PBS production, The Lathe of Heaven (1980); and Lathe of Heaven (2002), a remake produced by the A&E Network.

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