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The Star Dwellers

By: BLISH, James.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52765


BLISH, JAMES. The Star Dwellers, New York: Putnam, 1961. Octavo, first edition with no additional printings listed on copyright page, pp. 192, blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and front. Condition of this book: Very good bright jacket with minor loss at head of spine, short tear near bottom of front panel. Book near fine with a few tiny spots at top edge. View more info

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The Remarkable Exploits of Lancelot Biggs: Spaceman

By: BOND, Nelson.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 52767


BOND, NELSON. The Remarkable Exploits of Lancelot Biggs: Spaceman, Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. Octavo, first edition, pp. 224, blue cloth boards with silver lettering and logo on spine. Condition of this book: Jacket spine and rear panel show a few waterstains, jacket worn and chipped at edges, endpapers browning, overall very good. View more info

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The Black Star Passes

By: CAMPBELL, John W. Jr.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 52815


CAMPBELL, JOHN W. Jr. The Black Star Passes, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1953. Octavo, first edition, pp. 254, purple cloth boards with gilt lettering and rules on spine. Anatomy of Wonder, fifth ed., II-210: "Campbell's first venture into the nascent subgenre of space opera, juxtaposing hectic action sequences with long lectures on theoretical physics ... supplied the raw materials of hard SF." Condition of this book: Very good, small waterstain to endpages, rea... View more info

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The Deep Range

By: CLARKE, Arthur C.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52677


CLARKE, ARTHUR C. The Deep Range, New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1957. Octavo, first edition, pp. 248, marbled green paper-covered boards with silver lettering on spine and decorative glitter on spine and upper board. See Anatomy of Wonder II-248. Condition of this book: Jacket near fine with light wear at edges. Top edge darkening with a few tiny spots. View more info

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The City and the Stars

By: CLARKE, Arthur C.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 52755


CLARKE, ARTHUR C. The City and the Stars, New York: Harcourt Brace, 1956. Octavo, first edition, pp. viii, 310, mottled blue paper-covered boards with silver lettering on spine and variously colored little stars on spine and front. This is an expanded version of Against the Fall of Night (1949), which itself was a later version of some magazine work. "Partisans are deeply divided between this early work ... and the completely revised and expanded version, The City and... View more info

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Needle

By: CLEMENT, Hal.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 52758


CLEMENT, HAL (Harry Clement Stubbs). Needle, Garden City: Doubleday, 1950. Octavo, first edition, pp. 222, olive cloth boards with black lettering and drawing on spine. Condition of this book: Edgeworn jacket with minor staining to spine. Browning at endpages, overall very good. View more info

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Once Upon a Star

By: CROSSEN, Kendell Foster

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 52776


CROSSEN, KENNETH FOSTER. Once Upon a Star, New York: Henry Holt, 1953. Octavo, first edition, pp. xi, 237, green cloth boards with silver lettering and stars on spine. Jacket design by Robert Powers. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at edges with interior stains that don't show through. Overall very good. View more info

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The Man Who Sold the Moon

By: HEINLEIN, Robert A.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 52666


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. The Man Who Sold the Moon, Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1950. Octavo, first edition, pp. 288, olive buckram quarter-bound in black cloth, preliminary leaf with the author's signature in ink. Condition of this book: Jacket worn at extremities with chip at head of spine and light soiling to rear panel, interior very good, edges lightly toned. View more info

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Starman Jones

By: HEINLEIN, Robert A.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 52667


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. Starman Jones, New York: Scribner's, 1953. Octavo, first edition with Scribner's 'A' and seal on copyright page, light green cloth boards with dark green lettering and spaceship on spine, dark green drawing on front, illustrations by Clifford Geary. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at extremities, clean and bright with age toning to flaps, interior very good, toning to endpages and edges. View more info

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Methuselah's Children

By: HEINLEIN, Robert A.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 52668


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. Methuselah's Children, New York: Gnome Press, undated (1958). Octavo, first edition, pp. 188, black cloth boards with red lettering on spine, first-state dust jacket with publisher's address on rear panel given as 80 East 11th St., New York 3. See Anatomy of Wonder 3-89. Part of the History of the Future series. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at spine ends, darkened, minor stains. Leaves browned, rubbing to head of spine. View more info

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The Rolling Stones

By: HEINLEIN, Robert A.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 52670


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. The Rolling Stones, New York: Scribner, 1952. Octavo, first edition with Scribner's 'A' on copyright page, pp. 276, green cloth boards with blue lettering on spine and blue spacemen on front, illustrated by Clifford Geary. See Anatomy of Wonder, 5-63. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at spine ends and corners, flaps have a few spots of foxing, endpages browned. Overall very good. View more info

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The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag

By: HEINLEIN, Robert A.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52673


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag, New York: Gnome Press, 1959. Octavo, first edition, pp. 256, gray cloth boards with yellow, red and brown lettering on spine and front. See Currey p. 235. Condition of this book: Dust jacket chipped at spine ends and edges, leaves browned (typical for the Gnome Press Heinleins). View more info

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Time for the Stars

By: HEINLEIN, Robert A.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 52676


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. Time for the Stars, New York: Scribner, 1956. Octavo, first edition with Scribner's A-8.56 [v] on copyright page, pp. 244, blue cloth boards with black lettering to spine, black lettering and illustration to front. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at extremities, minor stain to front board, spots of discoloration to spine. Internally fine. View more info

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Orphans of the Sky

By: HEINLEIN, Robert A.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 52739


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. Orphans of the Sky, New York: Putnam's, 1964. Octavo, first American edition (London edition appeared in 1963), pp. 187, blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine, green spaceship on front, top edge tinted yellow. Based on two novellas that first appeared in Astounding Science Fiction in 1941. See Anatomy of Wonder II-513: "This was one of the first serious treatments of the less-than-light-speed multigenerational starship whose actual origin... View more info

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Assignment in Eternity

By: HEINLEIN, Robert A.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 52749


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. Assignment in Eternity, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1953. Octavo, first state with brick red cloth binding and author's and publisher's names 3mm high on spine, pp. 256. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at edges with a couple short tears in back, small dampstain on front board, endpages and top edge darkened, overall very good. View more info

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Farmer in the Sky

By: HEINLEIN, Robert K.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 52672


HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. Farmer in the Sky, New York: Scribner, 1950. Octavo, first edition with Scribner 'A' and seal on copyright page, pp. 216, navy cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine and front, image of the moon on front. Illustrated by Clifford Geary. See Anatomy of Wonder, 5-61. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at spine ends and tips, with a dampstain in the moon area on the front panel, not obtrusive until you see the reverse side, which picked up... View more info

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Search the Sky

By: KORNBLUTH, C.M., and POHL, Frederik.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 52746


KORNBLUTH, C.M., and POHL, FREDERIK. Search the Sky, New York: Ballantine Books, 1954. Octavo, first edition with no additional printings indicated, pp. 165, 1 (note), blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. Second collaboration of 2 noted 1950s SF authors. Condition of this book: Overall very good, jacket spine is sunned with short tear near top front. Top edge darkened, endpages also darkened, boards' edges lightly worn. View more info

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Space Platform

By: LEINSTER, Murray.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52675


LEINSTER, MURRAY. Space Platform, Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1953. Octavo, first edition, pp. 222, 1 (acknowledgements), orange cloth boards with white and black lettering to spine, white To the Stars Series logo on front. A Shasta Junior book. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at spine ends, darkening. Top edge dust-darkened. View more info

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Wine of the Dreamers

By: MacDONALD, John D.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 52810


MacDONALD, JOHN D. Wine of the Dreamers, New York: Greenberg, 1951. Octavo, first edition with no additional printings listed on copyright page, pp. 219, gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Long before MacDonald became one of the most popular detective writers ever, he wrote SF, and this is his first book to make it into hardcover. Condition of this book: Jacket severely wrinkled, everything else fine. View more info

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The Ship of Ishtar

By: MERRITT, Abraham.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 52689


MERRITT, ABRAHAM. The Ship of Ishtar, Los Angeles: Borden Publishing, n.d. (1949 or 1950). Octavo, Memorial Edition of a work first published in 1924, pp. 307, red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, gilt stamped drawing of a nautical scene to front board, top edge tinted green, Virgil Finlay illustrations. Condition of this book: Jacket darkening and edge-worn, boards also edge-worn, minor staining to page edges. View more info