Amis, Kingsley: Conquest, Robert (editors) Spectrum 5
New York, NY Berkley Books 1968 Mass Market Paperback Fair
Spine/covers creased, scuffed, chipped, generally worn. Corners are bumped -- both covers and pages, but the pages inside are in good, clean condition.
Optimism is the prevailing note in Spectrum 5, which consists of 8 uncommonly substantial stories, most with a happy and sometimes an exhilarating ending. Among other matters, they deal with how humanity graduates into Galactic society; how 28 days on the Moon completely change a spaceman's concept of life, how a precocious youth brings about communication between alien cultures on a remote planet, and how scientifically the impossible is achieved in about two weeks. . ."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall