THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION: Eighteenth (18th) Annual Collection.
Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
New York: St Martin's, (2001.). SIGNED first edition - One of the best and most significant anthologies of modern science fiction, with works by established prize-winning writers and newcomers to the field. SIGNED by SEVEN authors at their stories: Charles Stross (signed twice - at each story). Ian McDonald, Stephen Baxter, Nancy Kress, Susan Palwick, Michael Swanwick and John Kessel. Also included in this volume are stories by Greg Egan, Peter F. Hamilton, Paul J. McAuley, Ursula Le Guin, Lucius Shepard, Brian Stableford, , Steven Utley, Tananarrive Due, and others, along with the editor's annual summary of the year - 2000 - and his list of Honorable Mentions. Cover advertises 'more than 250,000 words of fantastic fiction'. xlvii, 607 pp. ISBN: 0-312274785.
Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (appears unread, but crease to lower corner of back cover).