New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First edition and first printing. Hardcover. A chilling novel set at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and involving an alien spaceship. Adapted into a movie of the same name with Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. A near fine copy with some slight toning to the page edges and a very slight lean to the spine in a near fine dust jacket with some slight toning to the edges as well. Signed and very warmly inscribed by Crichton on the front free endpaper in the year of publication.