London, Grey Walls Press, 1950. First edition, first impression. Hardback. A near fine copy. Signed by the author to the front endpaper. Examines a futuristic dystopia. A nice copy with a little tanning to the spine and some edge wear. Foxing to jacket reverse, offsetting to the endpapers. Other copies note missing endpapers and half-titles. This is not the case with the present copy, which also bears the publisher's name to the spine. Presumed first issue. Foxing to the foreedge. [9845, Hyraxia Books].