New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. First Edition. "A classic alternate history novel depicting a world in which Axis powers won World War II, and have divided and occupied the United States...A cleanly written although complexly plotted work, its central action involves the attempt by a German faction to warn the Japanese of an impending nuclear attack on their homeland" (Barron 4-211. Anatomy of Wonder, 1976 ed.). A scarce Review Copy of the author's Hugo Award-winning novel; while we are aware that review slips often migrate from lesser copies to better ones, evidence dictates this one belongs with this copy. Basis for the recent TV mini-series adapted by Amazon Studios. Levack 23a. Item #3157
First Printing, with date code "D36" in lower gutter of p.239. A Review Copy, with the publisher's typed slip laid in. Octavo (21.5cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in red on spine and front cover; yellow topstain; dustjacket; ,9-239,pp. A Fine copy, with the topstain bright and unfaded. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.95), with month and day of publication hand-written in ink (almost certainly done in-house) at upper spine; some trivial wear to extremities, hint of sunning to spine, with a tiny nick to upper right corner of front panel, and a faint scratch to rear panel; Near Fine.