London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1953. First Edition. "Colonial Issue" with Macmillan Overseas Library stamp to front dust jacket flap. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in red decorative price-clipped dust jacket; vii,,352pp. Jacket rubbed along extremities with closed splitting to rear flap fold, kraft tape repair to verso, cockling and foxing from exposure to damp, spine faded. About Fine in Good or better jacket, bookplate signed by the author laid in. Vonnegut's first novel, a social and technological dystopia.