VULCAN'S HAMMER. New York: Ace Books, Inc., . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ace Double Novel Books D457. A short novel expanded from a 1956 novelette of the same name about Vulcan 3, a giant computer to which humanity has acceded absolute power over the fate of the world. The machine is insane and kills whomever it perceives as a threat. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 274. Bound with THE SKYNAPPERS by John Brunner. Spine ends rubbed, closed tear to spine that extends slightly into front and rear covers (a manufacturing flaw). a bright, very good copy. (#153151).
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