STARSHIP. [New York]: A Signet Book Published by The New American Library, . Small octavo, cover art by Paul Lehr, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. paperback edition. Signet Books S1779. A somewhat abridged version of NON-STOP, first published in the UK in 1958. It is an early example of a narrative about space flight lasting more than one generation. "... it has become a classic of the field and in 2008 was awarded a retrospective British Science Fiction Association Award for best novel of 1958." - John Clute and David Pringle, SFE (online). Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-13. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 160. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 25. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. See Reginald 00144A. Aside from a nick in the spine, a nearly fine, bright, unread copy. (#146616).
"First Printing, February, 1960" on copyright page.