THE DEEP. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first book. "On a plate-shaped world, perched upon a fabulously tall column, people live their lives, capriciously manipulated by agencies and creatures beyond their understanding. The 'Deep' is the seemingly infinite mysterious universe around them. The novel was welcomed by SF writers and critics alike." - Joe De Bolt, "Outstanding Science Fiction Books: 1927-1979," p. 365. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-78. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with small, faint internal stain to front panel, no show through on outer surface, and light wear to corner tips. Externally a nice copy. (#142541).
First edition so stated on copyright page.