THE ENEMY STARS. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1959. Octavo, boards. First edition. "An expansion of his magazine novella 'We have Fed Our Sea.' A hard SF yarn of space exploration via matter transmitter ... Among the best of Anderson's early novels." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 121. "... this is Anderson at his tragic-heroic best, blending meticulous astrophysics with brooding romanticism." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-23. 1959 Hugo nominee. Previous owner's signature in ink on front free endpaper. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with touch of shelf wear to corners and spine ends, tiny chip from upper spine end, and some dust soiling to rear panel. An attractive copy of one of Anderson's more elusive books. (#126851).
First edition so stated on copyright page.