London, Boardman, 1955. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very good copy of an uncommon book. First UK hardback edition. First published in the US in 1953 as an ACE Double. Some heavy rubbing to the spine and associated creasing. Some chipping and wear to the upper and lower spine tips. Offsetting to the endpapers. A decent enough copy overall. In Cawthorn and Moorcock's 100 Greatest Fantasy Novels. [6654, Hyraxia Books].