The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin
First edition, first printing, a paperback original, of Le Guin's pioneering science fiction novel, winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards.
New York: Ace Publishing Corporation, 1969. Publisher's original pictorial wraps; pp. 286, [2 ads]. In very good condition. Binding sturdy, spine uncreased, light edgewear and rubbing to wraps with a couple minor creases to back cover, penned "25c" to front cover, small spot to foredge. A presentable copy of this fragile production, protected in an archival jacket.