A first edition, USA 1967 , of Fred Saberhagen's Berserker - the first book in a hugely succesful and influential series. This is a collection of previously published stories ( from magazines in the main) arranged and collected as a linked anthology . No hardcover was issued in advance of this edition, making this the first ed. Ballantine number U5063,
Condition - usual tanning ( to near orange) to page block, more so on the top edges, internally average to light tanning. Binding is tight, no inscriptions names or damage. light creasing to upper front corner of the cover. Spine uncreased .
"Without a Thought" (first appeared as "Fortress Ship" in Worlds of If, Jan 1963)