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Wolves of Darkness, The Collected Stories of Jack Williamson, Volume Two (Signed/Limited Edition)
Royal Oak, Michigan: Haffner Press, 1999. 1st and Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 565 p. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition of 100 copies and the first of these stories collected into one bound volume, this no. 89, SIGNED BY WILLIAMSON and housed in a publisher's slipcase (there were also 1000 trade copies issued). John Stewart "Jack" Williamson (1908-2006) whose career spanned decades, writing into his nineties; he won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards during the last decade of his life, the oldest writer to win those awards (N.B., info from Wikipedia). This is the companion volume to "The Metal Man and Others", presented by the Haffner Press to collect the stories of Jack Williamson; drawn from classic pulp magazines. This volume includes: The Lake of Light, Through the Purple Cloud, The Doom from Planet 4, Twelve Hours to Live!, The Stone from the Green Star, Wolves of Darkness, The Moon Era, The Pygmy Planet, Red Slag of Mars, and The Lady of Light. ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in green cloth boards with gilt lettering and rules on the spine, pictorial endpapers showing the original covers from the pulp magazines, frontispiece a black and white photograph of the author "in a camp shared with Edmond Hamilton somewhere on the banks of the Mississippi River in 1931", pictorial limitation statement follows the title page with the number designation (no. 89 of 100) with Jack Williamson's signature in black ink, colophon page at the rear; octavo size (approximately 8.75" tall), pagination: (i)-xxiv, 1-529, blank (530), colophon (531). The pictorial dust jacket shows the original price of $100.00 (for the limited edition), review blurbs on the back panel, author bio on the back flap. Publisher's slipcase in green cloth matching the binding of the book. ***CONDITION: Volume is fine, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, perfectly straight corners with no rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; crisp and tight, the book appears unread. The dust jacket is not price-clipped, and is overall in fine condition, with the print and colours on the spine being bright and clear, with no sunning whatsoever, one very shallow crease running vertically down the front panel where it meets the front flap. The publisher's slipcase is fine as well. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.
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