by James Blish
Cover images of later editions
- United States
- Bantam Books
(Star Trek 1)
Japan / Paperback / Hayakawa / 1969
Star Trek 1
UK / Paperback / Corgi Books / 1972
(Star Trek 1)
Japan / Paperback / Hayakawa Bunko / 1977
Star Trek 1
United States / Hardback / Amereon / 19??
Charlie X / Dagger of the Mind / The Man Trap / Balance of Terror / The Naked Time / Miri / The Conscience of the King
Back Cover Blurb — Bantam Books (1967)
CIRCLING THE SOLAR SPHERE IN SEARCH OF NEW WORLDS AND HIGH ADVENTURE
CAPTAIN JAMES KIRK — Assigned to the top position in Space Service — Starship Command — Kirk alone must make decisions in his contact with other worlds that can affect the future course of civilization throughout the Universe.
SCIENCE OFFICER SPOCK — Inheriting a precise, logical thinking pattern from his father, a native of the planet Vulcanis, Mr. Spock maintains a dangerous Earth trait...an intense curiosity about things of alien origin.
YEOMAN RAND — Easily the most popular member of the crew, the truly "out-of-this-world" blonde has drawn the important assignment of secretary to the Captain on her first mission in deep space.
WITH A CREW OF 400 SKILLED SPECIALISTS, THE MAMMOTH SPACE SHIP ENTERPRISE BLASTS OFF FOR INTERGALACTIC INTRIGUE IN THE UNEXPLORED REALMS OF OUTER SPACE.
Back Cover Blurb — Bantam Books (Reprint)
Blast off with the Enterprise and her crew as an orphan from outer space invades the Starship; a mad scientist gives Kirk his "special" treatment; the Starship takes on an invisible enemy; the crew investigates a planet called La Pig; and more!
Back Cover Blurb — Corgi Books (1984)
Seven episodes of life on board the starship Enterprise, with Captain James Kirk and his ever-faithful and resourceful aides, First Officer Spock and Doctor McCoy, travelling to unexplored galaxies and their accompanying dangers.
The Enterprise takes on a seventeen-year-old orphan from outer space who turns out to be the galaxy's most destructive weapon; a killer monster that can change its shape at will stalks the crew; the discovery of a planet entirely populated by children has disastrous repercussions; the star ship does battle with an invisible enemy!
- The original Bantam Books edition was simply titled Star Trek. With the publication of further novelisations from James Blish, later editions would see the title amended to Star Trek 1.
- The novelisations of Charlie X and The Man Trap were retitled Charlie's Law and The Unreal McCoy respectively.
- A sequel to Miri in the form of The Cry of the Onlies was written by Judy Klass in 1989.