Binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Translated from the Italian by William Weaver. Book appears un-read. 347 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1974. ISBN: 0151285306. A tale of magic and sexual passion, science fiction and politics. A man journeys into the future, in pursuit of a fabulous jewel and a seductive woman. His quest leads him to discover the drastic alterations wrought in his world by the politics and science of the late twentieth century.