STADIUM BEYOND THE STARS. Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Following the perfection of translight starships twenty generations ago, human civilization has spread to 120 other star systems. En route to the Interstellar Olympic Games, a starship carrying Earth's team encounters an apparently derelict spaceship carrying an intelligent nonhuman race that can teleport and communicate telepathically, and the crew member who discovered them is thrust into the midst of interstellar conflict and intrigue. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. One of the most elusive books in the series. Owner's name and address on front paste-down. A nearly fine copy in very good first printing dust jacket (31 titles listed on the rear panel) with wear at spine ends and corner tips, light dust soiling to rear panel, and clipped price. Jacket illustration by Mel Hunter. (#163482).
First edition so stated on copyright page.