ORPHANS OF THE SKY. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Part of Heinlein's "future history" series, first published as a two-part serial in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION as "Universe" and "Common Sense." Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-513. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1653-64. A fine copy in fine dust jacket (the correct first printing jacket priced "$3.50" on front flap) with just a bit of re-coloring to spine ends and a tiny nick at top edge of rear panel. A sharp copy. This book is elusive in nice condition. (#150338).
"FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 1964" on copyright page.