AGAINST THE FALL OF NIGHT. [New York]: Gnome Press, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. Expanded and rewritten as THE CITY AND THE STARS (1956). This earlier version is still preferred by many readers. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-245. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 374-77. Mild tanning to endpapers, mostly along gutter margin of rear endpaper, a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with a small nick to top edge of front panel and several tiny closed tears at top edge of spine and rear panel. A nice copy. (#148615).
First edition so stated on copyright page.