New York; (1959): G.P. Putnam's Sons. First Edition. Octavo. Item #028334
. 309 pages, winner of the 1960 Hugo Award. The story of man in training and combat 5,000 years in the future. Bound in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in silver, spine lettering silver, previous owner's name stamped on front endpaper, in unclipped pictorial dust jacket depicting troopers parashooting, lettered and decorated in black, blue and orange, ink marks to notebooks either the collector read or those he still wanted, spine lettering black, light wear to spine ends. A very good copy. Very nice. [References: Currey, L.W. Science fiction and fantasy authors, page 234].