AGAINST THE FALL OF NIGHT. [New York]: Gnome Press, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. Expanded and rewritten as THE CITY AND THE STARS (1956). This earlier version is still preferred by many readers. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-245. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 374-77. Some rubbing to edges, a near fine copy in near fine dust jacket with small fingernail size chip to upper spine panel at front spine fold. (#125463).
First edition so stated on copyright page.