London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1961. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (20.5cm). Red paper over boards, in yellow dust jacket; 176pp. Bookplate of James G. Mead. Straight and clean, lightly rubbed, with spotting to edges of textblock and to endpapers: Very Good. Jacket unclipped, priced 15/-; lightly rubbed and chipped at edges, spine darkened: Very Good.
Science fiction stories by a nuclear physicist. Szilard's research on the nuclear chain reaction led to the development of the atomic bomb; he later worked extensively to discourage the use of nuclear weapons.