New York: sc, 1952. First. paperback. 8vo, pale green stiff wrappers pictorially printed in blue, brown & olive; spine and edges faded; very light edge-wear. New York: Scribner, 1952. First Edition. very good(+).
Advance copy, one of approximately 25 printed for review. The flaps for the proposed dust wrapper and pasted down on the front end-paper & flyleaf. The author's first book and a science fiction desiderata.