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    A. E. van Vogt. The Book of Ptath. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1947. First edition. Limited signed and numbered edition of 500, this being number 232. Inscribed by van Vogt to fellow author Frank D. McSherry, Jr. Octavo. 227 pages. Six illustrations including the frontispiece by A. J. Donnell. Red cloth over boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Laid in is a small four-page publisher's promo for the book. Faint soiling to otherwise pristine dust jacket. Near fine. Currey, p. 491. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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