First Edition. This copy signed and inscribed by Shaw at front endpaper: "Inscribed for Donald Suddaby / G. Bernard Shaw. / 15th Oct 1925". Suddaby is best known for his juvenile science fiction novels, including The Star Raiders (1950), which involves a trip to Venus, and The Death of Metal (1952), a Disaster tale in which metal suddenly becomes soft. Bookplate of book review Albert Parsons Sachs at front pastedown. Near Fine in dustjacket split at spine and flap edges. Scotch tape mending at rear spine edge.