New York; (1959): Gnome Press. First Edition. Octavo. Item #028336
259 pages The scientist in Heinlein's "Goldfish Bowl" who cannot positively ascertain into whose power he has fallen and where he is, but who nevertheless develops ingenious hypotheses and arrives at the correct conclusion - namely, that his body, upon which he is writing a warning message for humanity, will be thrown into the ocean after his death. People do not understand the message, but the fished up corpse is proof of his conclusion. Bound in black cloth lettered in yellow, spine lettering yellow and silver, yellow endpapers, some toning to page edges, near fine in [Barron; Anatomy of Wonder 4, 3-87].