The Mote in God's Eye by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle [FIRST BOOK CLUB EDITION / 1974]
The Mote in God's Eye by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
FIRST BOOK CLUB EDITION  SIMON & SCHUSTER
Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition.. Dust jacket has some creasing and a few sealed edge tears; but is overall in very nice shape..
Book itself is mint and reads like new.
In 3016, the 2nd Empire of Man spans hundreds of star systems, thanks to faster-than-light Alderson Drive. Intelligent beings are finally found from the Mote, an isolated star in a thick dust cloud. The bottled-up ancient civilization, at least one million years old, are welcoming, kind, yet evasive, with a dark problem they have not solved in over a million years.