VENUS PLUS X. New York: Pyramid Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Pyramid Books G544. "An average American Joe awakes in a world inhabited by lovely, fluting-voiced hermaphrodites. He is suitably appalled -- at first. This utopian novel is a thoughtful speculation on the gender question." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 401.1961 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-364. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2370-72. Touch of rubbing to spine ends, edges of inner surface of covers and text block a bit age-darkened (less than usual for this book), a bright, nearly fine copy. (#87578).
"First printing, September 1960" on copyright page.