New York: Ace Books, Inc., 1963. First Edition. "Frozen sleep seems like a humane way to end unemployment and overpopulation pressures: Send the excess citizens to the future. The government warehouses are filled with bibs when a political fight erupts over whether or not to dispose of them through a space-warp. Then some unknown outside agency helps the sleepers to awake" (Levack 8a). Item #3936
First Printing, a paperback original novel. Octavo (16.25cm); illustrated card wrappers; yellow edge-staining; ,5-190pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Short, faint vertical crease to upper front wrapper, a few pinpoint rubs to extremities, else Near Fine and unread.