Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. First Trade edition following a limited private publication of the Franklin Library. 8vo up to 9½” tall., 416 pp. Quarter blue cloth over blue boards, gilt spine titles with small gilt illustration repeated on front board. Both volume and unclipped dustjacket are in fine condition. Volume is clean without markings, tears or folds with light speckling to outer top-edge; jacket is bright with only a hint of toning. A very collectible copy of this modern science fiction classic.
Michael Crichton (1942-2008) was an American author, screenwriter, movie producer and director. Trained as a physician, he went on to publish 26 novels, including The Andromeda Strain (1969), The Great Train Robbery (1975), Congo (1980), Sphere (1987), Jurassic Park (1990), Rising Sun (1992), Disclosure (1994), The Lost World (1995), Airframe (1996), Timeline (1999), Prey (2002), State of Fear (2004).