London, Faber, 1959. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very good copy of one of the finest works of science fiction. Winner of the 1959 Hugo award. A highlight of science fiction collecting. In Pringle's 100 Best Science Fiction Novels [Pringle, p71]. Jacket has a shallow chip to the top edge, and a little toning and soiling to the rear plate. Chip to upper flap, and a small tear to the spine. A little toning to the top of the boards, dustiness to top edge. A very good copy. Previously published in wraps in the US. Cover art by Peter Curl [7821, Hyraxia Books].