London: Victor Gollancz, 1987; 1995. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine. Item #18312
Two volumes comprising the first Herot book and its sequel. Publisher's black textured paper over boards, gilt spine. Fine copies. Dustwrappers are not price-clipped and are fine and bright as well. Both copies are in scribe don the title page by all three authors: Jerry Pournelle, Larry Niven, Steven Barnes, the first volume to 'John', the second to 'Larry', Note: the second volume in the series was issued in a slightly larger format than the first. "The island of Avalon, on the fourth planet of Tau Ceti, is home for the first party of human colonists...." (dustwrapper).