CONSIDER HER WAYS & OTHERS. London: Michael Joseph, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Collects six stories including "A Long Spoon." According the Berger (Science Fiction and the New Dark Age, pp. 196-8), Wyndham's "haunting" novella, "Consider Her Ways," in which "the preventable is not prevented," is "the quintessence of dystopian fiction." Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 261. Neatly written contemporary owner's name, address and date in ink on front free endpaper, a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with rubbing to corner tips and light dust soiling to rear panel. (#74087).
"First published... / ... / 1961" on copyright page.