THE TERMINAL BEACH. [New York]: A Berkley Medallion Book published by Berkley Publishing Corporation, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Berkley Medallion F928. Collects nine stories. Includes "The Time-Tombs" (1963), a tale of tomb robbers seeking holographic burial tapes of an ancient civilization, which reflects Ballard's admiration for Ray Bradbury's Mars stories. Also present is "The Subliminal Man," a classic tale set in a future consumer dystopia. A fine copy. A lovely copy. (#167885).
"BERKLEY EDITION, JUNE, 1964" on copyright page.