THE ROBOT AND THE MAN. New York: Gnome Press Incorporated Publishers, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A presentation copy with warm signed inscription on the front free endpaper by Greenberg to Samuel A. Peeples. Collects ten stories by John D. MacDonald, Lewis Padgett, H. H. Holmes (Anthony Boucher), A. E. van Vogt, Lester del Rey, and others. Includes "Robots Return" by Robert Moore Williams, "a parable of machine evolution whose robot protagonists, visiting from their home on Mars, cannot believe that flesh creatures could have created them back on Earth ..." - SFE (online). Two faint, partial tape ghosts on each paste-down (hidden under the flaps), else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket touch of wear at upper spine end and front corner and 5 mm closed tear at top edge of front panel. (#162600).
First edition so stated on copyright page.