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. Very slight spine lean, a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with red lettering on spine panel partially faded. Still a nice copy and scarce in superior condition. (#138639).
First edition so stated on copyright page.