London, Rapp & Whiting, 1973. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. Very presentable. Second in McCaffrey's Pern sequence. Nominated for the Hugo award, losing out to Philip Jose Farmer. Price-clipped with seller's sticker. Slight lean, foxing to top edge. A nice copy. Cover art by Beverley Lebarrow [7304, Hyraxia Books].