London: Arthur Barker Ltd., . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo, original orange boards titled in black on spine panel. Of two noted bindings this is likely the second issue (also known in blue cloth with gold lettering). 320 pp. Small bumps at edges, paper a bit browned, a very good copy in a nice dust jacket, a few small bits of tape & white paper on the verso, small repaired tears, partial split along front flap hinge. The wrapper is priced at 7/6 on the spine panel (not a remainder issue). Near Fine in Dust Jacket. Item #311132
¶ "Ultra-short light waves reflected by a star 206 light years distant and projected onto a screen on earth enables a group of people to witness Cortez' conquest of Mexico" - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy .