Boards very slightly sunned at top edge; jacket with a bit of edge wear and slight chipping, lower panel with visible tanning.
Jacket artwork by Peter Curl.
London, Faber & Faber, 1959.
First UK edition. 8vo. Original blue boards. Dust-jacket, priced 15s.
The first UK edition of US author Blish’s Hugo Prize winning Sci-Fi classic, notable for being one of the first in this genre to try and involve religious theory.