London, Robert Hale, 1978. First Thus.First Impression. Hardback. A fine copy. First Omnibus edition. Uncommon. This represents the first hardback edition of Beta-2 and the first UK hardback of Empire Star (kind of, Sidgwick put out an earlier anthology with this story along with a Vance and a Simak). Jacket a touch rubbed, otherwise a lovely copy. Cover art by Helen Hale [8513, Hyraxia Books].