A CASE OF CONSCIENCE. London: Faber and Faber Limited, . Octavo, boards. First British (and first hardcover) edition. The final part of the "After Such Knowledge" trilogy. Winner of the 1959 Hugo award for best novel. "Blish's best SF work." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-42. "A rich, ambiguous, deep-cutting probe into the most ultimate of concerns." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-136. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 26. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 303-07. Upper corners gently bumped, two mild nicks to bottom edge of boards, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#126317).
"First published in mcmlix" on copyright page.