Title THE LANGUAGES OF PAO
Book Condition Faint foxing to top page edges, hint of soiling to fore-edge, else nearly fine, in full grey cloth with maroon spine stamping; very good plus dust jacket with tiny dots of staining to rear panel, some fading to spine panel, faint foxing, light edgewear.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: Avalon Books/Thomas Bouregy and Company, (1958).
Seller ID 37868.01
One of Vance's more successful forays into linguistic sf "interestingly espouses the Whorfian hypothesis that language creates perception, rather than the reverse."--Clute and Nicholls. "A significant achievement."--Stephen Goldman.
Science Fiction/Fantasy. Language.