The Book of Ptath by A.E. van Vogt. First Edition, hardcover, 160 pages, ISBN: 9780881847888. Very rare, valuable First Edition. The god Ptath is flung into the far future by a deadly rival and given the mind of a 20th century man. Stranded in this alien world, he. An excellent collectible copy of this great work of literature by A.E. van Vogt.