Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 1997. Hardcover. First edition. Limited to 1015 numbered copies. Fine in fine dj. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. From the End of the Twentieth Century is the 1997 Boskone book by Guest of Honor John M. Ford. Among these pieces are short fiction and poetry produced over a twenty-year period for magazines, anthologies, and the Liavek shared world, including several items previously released only in limited edition printings, and a new story "Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail," written expressly for this collection.
Also presented here are two new essays: "From the End of the Twentieth Century: A Discursion on Trains, Theatre, and Fantasy", and "Rules of Engagement;" and "To the Tsiolkovsky Station," a technical discussion of the Lunar Transit System of Growing Up Weightless, Ford's latest SF novel, with a system map and related graphic material.
The introduction to this collection is by noted writer and Sandman creator Neil Gaiman. The full-color dustjacket art is by Boskone 34's Official Artist, Ron Walotsky.