London, Eyre Methuen, 1975. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. An excellent copy from the masters of Russian SF. First published in Russian in 1964, and two years before the British edition by Seabury Press in the US. Set in the brothers's Noon universe. Translated by Wendayne Ackerman, wife of Forrest. Heavily adapted for various media. Fine with a slight touch of bumping to the spine tips. Cover art by Peter Goodfellow [7996, Hyraxia Books].