THE REEFS OF SPACE. New York: Ballantine Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ballantine Books U2172. First book of the "Starchild" trilogy. "Authoritarian dystopia." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 288. "... intelligent space operas combining Williamson's flair for melodrama with Pohl's economy of style." - SFE (online). A fine copy. (#88169).
"First Ballantine Printing September 1964" on copyright page.