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Smith, Edward E. "Doc"
Spacehounds Of Ipc: A Tale Of The Interplanetary Corporation (First Printing In Dust Jacket, Plated Signed Issue)
Reading: Fantasy Press, 1947. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Jacket and Illustrations By A. J. Donnell. 257 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. One Of 2008 Copies Of The First Printing (With 1947 Date And All Interior Illustrations Present, "First Edition" Stated On Copyright Page), Of Which 300 Had An Inserted Numbered Plate (This One Being #243). The First Book From Fantasy Press. This First Issue Copy In The Proper First Issue Dust Jacket With Only Four Titles On Back. (The Bibliography Of This Book Is Complex: A Reprint Of 1000 Copies In 1947 Dropped The Interior Illustrations But Not The Date, And A Later 1949 Reprint Of 2510 Copies Also Lacked The Interiors, Except For 985 Bound With Only The Frontispiece. All Later Issue Dust Wrappers List Eleven Titles On The Rear Panel). Book Very Good, Light Wear, Gilt Bright And Clean, With Fading Around Top And Bottom Bottom Of Spinet. Dj Unfaded, Not Price Clipped, With Wear At Corners And Edges, 1" Closed Tear At Right Top Corner Of Front Panel, Tiny Tears And Minute Losses At Ends Of Spine, 1/4" Open Tear At Top Of Rear Panel.
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA [Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.]
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