Westport, Connecticut: Hyperion Press, Inc., 1976. First Printing of this New Edition. Trade Paperback. New Edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers (trade paperback format). 288 pp. A near fine copy. Near Fine. Item #312070
¶ A major Science Fiction work, establishing for the first time the theme of interplanetary civilization, composed of different world governments and strange peoples, living in uneasy equilibrium, trading, intriguing, and occasionally erupting into violent struggles for power. Facsimile reprint of the text from the original edition published by John Hamilton in 1931. Issued as a volume in the publisher's "Classics of Science Fiction" series. Note: Hyperion paperbacks are quality books, properly printed and bound, not cheap modern print-on-demand editions.