Last and First Men and Star Maker

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Good - Moderate shelf wear to cover and spine. Tight binding with no reading creases. Some staining along the edges. A few chips to spine. All pages are crisp and unmarked.
Trade Paperback, 438 Pages
Dover Publications, Inc., 1968
First Dover Edition, First Printing

Two classic science fiction books by the late British philosopher W. Olaf Stapledon.

One of the most extraordinary, imaginative and ambitious novels of the century: a history of the evolution of humankind over the next 2 billion years.

Among all science fiction writers Olaf Stapledon stands alone for the sheer scope and ambition of his work. First published in 1930, Last and First Men is full of pioneering speculations about evolution, terraforming, genetic engineering and many other subjects. Star Maker, in a sense its sequel, is concerned with the history of intelligence in the entire cosmos.

About the Author

William Olaf Stapledon (1886 –1950) was a British philosopher and author of science fiction. In 2014, he was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.