THE MIND THING. New York: Bantam Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Bantam Books A2187. "An alien entity is able to insert itself into the minds of human beings, with fatal results. An adequate thriller by an author who wrote many successful crime novels. Brown's last SF novel, and one of his least." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 239. A fine copy. (#152017).
"A Bantam Book / published January 1961" on copyright page.