AGAINST THE FALL OF NIGHT. [New York]: Gnome Press, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. Expanded and rewritten as THE CITY AND THE STARS (1956). This earlier version is still preferred by many readers. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-245. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 374-77. Boards lightly rubbed at head and tail of spine panel and lower corner tips, tiny inked price at upper right corner of front free endpaper, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. A sharp copy. (#86896).
First edition so stated on copyright page.