NIGHTMARE AGE. New York: Ballantine Books, . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ballantine Books 02044-8. Collects thirteen stories by Frederik Pohl, C. M. Kornbluth, Fritz Leiber, Clifford D. Simak, Robert A. Heinlein, and others. Includes Leiber's "X Marks the Pedwalk" (1963), Simak's "Day of Truce" (1963), and "Among the Bad Baboons" (1968) by Mack Reynolds, all near future dystopian stories. Also Leiber's "A Bad Day for Sales," in which "the world's first fully mobile sales robot finds potential customers scarce after a nuclear bomb hits the city." - Brians, pp. 242-3. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 243. A fine copy. (#88177).