COLONIAL SURVEY. New York: Gnome Press Inc., . Octavo, red boards, spine panel stamped in black. First edition, second (?) binding. The episodic adventures of a planetary troubleshooter. Part of this fix-up novel, "Combat Team" a.k.a. "Exploration Team," won the 1956 Hugo award for best novelette. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-255. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2030-33. Date "September 8-9, 1961" in ink on title page. Two faint pressure wrinkles to boards near bottom edge of spine panel, light age-darkening to the text block (less than usual for this book), a fine copy in fine dust jacket. A lovely copy. (#87089).
First edition so stated on copyright page.