Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970. First Edition. Attractive copy of this hard science fiction classic, nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1971. "A malfunctioning starship continues to accelerate as it nears light speed, and its crew observe relativistic effects, ultimately being carried beyond the time frame of the universe, while the cruel circumstances force psychological and interpersonal adaptations" (Barron, Anatomy of Wonder, 3rd Ed., 4-18). Item #4400
First Printing. Octavo (21cm); brick red cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in black on spine; dustjacket; [viii],208pp. Touch of offset to hinges from binders glue, else Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped (priced $4.95), with some trivial wear to extremities and a short tear to lower front flap fold.