Robert Hale: London.: 1968.
Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).
Condition: Page edges browning, a near fine copy in a G/VG edge-worn dustjacket.
The author's first sf novel.
''involved in sf fandom from an early age, he was a founder of the Futurians in the 1930s, publishing his first sf story, ''Murder from Mars'', with Astonishing Stories in April 1940. War service interrupted his career, but after 1950 - perhaps finding the new atmosphere in sf congenial to his gently satirical, humorous bent - he contributed prolifically to the magazines for some years, and soon published his first novel, THE GIRLS FROM PLANET 5 (1955), the first of three satires in which aliens comically invade Earth: the others were And Then the Town Took... View More...