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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. Octavo, First edition. "Future America is ruled partly by a Mafia-like mob and partly by a more benign organization referred to as "the fat, sloppy, happy Syndic." An enjoyable adventure story with satirical barbs and an underlying darkness of tone." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 360. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-612. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2211-14.
London: Faber and Faber, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects twelve stories including "The Marching Morons," "The Little Black Bag," "The Silly Season," "Gomez," and "With These Hands."
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1958. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects fifteen stories including "The Little Black Bag," "Shark Ship," and "Two Dooms." Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 4-349. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 969.
London: Michael Joseph, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Collection of twelve stories, includes eight of the nine stories from the paperback publication THE EXPLORERS (Ballantine, 1954) and adds an additional four . "Where Kornbluth really excelled was in his shorter work..." "It is often madly comic; and as often sharp and deadly." Pederson: St. James Guide to Science Fiction Writers (Fourth Edition), pp. 529-31.
New York: Ballantine Books, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Pohl to Forrest J. Ackerman on front free end paper: "For 4e / With gratitude for / a fine time / Frederik Pohl."
New York: Ballantine Books, . Octavo, cover art by Richard Powers, boards. First edition. "The ad-men run this overpopulated America of the future, a crassly materialist society which is challenged only by a weak underground movement of conservationists. Brilliantly detailed satire and exciting narrative: a joy, despite its grim theme." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 337. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-864. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels #12. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2127-31.