First British book club edition of Bester's landmark science fiction novel (published in the United States as "The Stars My Destination"), following by two years the Sidgwick & Jackson first. London: The Science Fiction Book Club, 1958. First book club edition. Small octavo (7.5 x 5 in.); 231pp; blue textured-paper boards, in dust jacket. Mild sunning at spine ends, light toning to textblock. Jacket spine panel toned, 2" closed tear at base of spine, and with a shallow band of loss at head, extending ~1.5" onto front panel. Near fine in a very good (-) jacket.