London, George Harrap, 1952. First edition, first impression. Hardback. A very good copy. Inscribed by the author to science fiction writer and Verne translator I.O. Evans and dated 1957. Jacket is worn with an area of loss, some wear to the spine tips, a slight lean and some light soiling to the rear panel. Price-clipped. Uncommon inscribed. [9174, Hyraxia Books].