1st edition/1st printing, Scarce early classic sci-fi. Dustjacket illustration by Malcolm Smith. Near fine plus book (couple of tiny faintly lighter spots to upper page edge stain) in a near fine dustjacket (few small edge nicks/rubs and slightly rubbed on folds). The book is straight, clean & tight, with no writing in it, and the dustjacket is price intact, clean & unfaded. Stories of the rule of the machine, the logic of futuristic love, interstellar invaders, mankind's inexplicable loss of memory, etc. By the author of "The Thing."