THE MIXED MEN. New York: Gnome Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Probable first binding of blue boards with spine panel lettered in orange. Adhesive label with brief signed inscription by van Vogt affixed to the front free endpaper. Fix-up novel based on stories first published in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION. The "mixed men" are the outsider offspring of normal humans and a group of robots constructed from organic materials who are in hiding following a failed attempt to displace the ruling government of the Fifty Suns. Boards rubbed at upper spine end, upper corners, and along bottom edges, a very good copy in very good dust jacket with wear along top and bottom edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, and dust soiling to rear panel. (#162532).
First edition so stated on copyright page.