New York, NY: Signet Books / New American Library, June 1959. The true first paperback edition, preceding the UK softcover printing. Signet Books' series S1670. Octavo (16 x 10cm),pp.192. Publisher's illustrated softcovers with original price 35c to upper panel, all edges tinted red. Usual toning to cheap paper stock, joints a little rubbed, one-inch split to head of spine; very good. The British pan paperback was not published until the following year. Item #54509
Gilbert A6b (6).