GALAXIES LIKE GRAINS OF SAND. [New York]: A Signet Book Published by The New American Library, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. edition. A collection of eight short stories with a significant amount of new material added to form a history from the near to the far future, issued earlier in the UK in a different format as THE CANOPY OF TIME (1959). Includes "All the World's Tears," a post-catastrophe authoritarian dystopia. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-8. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 264. Small, mild crease to lower left corner of rear cover, a fine, unread copy. (#142409).
"First Printing, July 1960" on copyright page.