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 in 1941 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 first printing dust jacket (priced $3.50 on the front flap) with light rubbing to spine ends and corner tips and mild age-darkening to white background of rear panel. (#155364).
"FIRST AMERICAN EDITION 1964" on copyright page.