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    Andre Norton. Four First Edition Novels, including: Fur Magic. Illustrated by John Kaufmann. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, [1968]. First printing. Octavo. 174 pages. Several illustrations throughout the text. Publisher's bright orange cloth covers with an illustration in purple on the front cover and the spine lettered in purple. Fully illustrated dust jacket. Very minor rubbing to the jacket, some discoloration to the jacket spine. Altogether a very good copy. Andre Alice Norton (1912 - 2005) was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master Award from the World Science Fiction Society in 1977. In this work she utilized her superior writing skills to seamlessly integrate traditional tales of the American Indians with a magical story. This copy is a first printing due to the presence of the code 1 2 3 4 5 72 71 70 69 68 at the bottom of page [176]. [and:] Here Abide Monsters. A Margaret K. McElderry Book. New York: Atheneum, 1973. First edition. Octavo. 215 pages. Publisher's orange cloth covers with the front cover and spine lettered in black. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Jack Gaughan. Gray coated endpapers. Some rubbing to the jacket, else a near fine copy. Andre Norton catapults her protagonists into another space-time world, Avalon of Arthurian legend, where illusion and reality blend. [and:] The Jargoon Pard. A Margaret K. McElderry Book. New York: Atheneum, 1974. First edition. Octavo. 194 pages. Publisher's tan cloth covers with the front cover and spine lettered in blue. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Jack Gaughan. Bright blue coated endpapers. Some moisture damage to the back of the dust jacket, otherwise a near fine copy. With a leopard skin belt with a jargon stone carved in the shape of a snow cat held unimaginable powers, Kethan battles the Powers of evil in this sword-and sorcery fantasy. Norton authored this novel as a companion to The Crystal Gryphon of 1972. [and:] Bullard of the Space Patrol. By Malcolm Jameson. Edited by Andre Norton. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, [1951]. First edition. Octavo. 255 pages. Publisher's navy blue boards with the spine lettered and illustrated in silver. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Safran. Some minor rubbing to the jacket, tiny closed tear and wrinkle to the foot of the jacket. Altogether a very good copy. In this fix up novel, Norton collected the beloved stories of John Bullard of the Space Patrol, penned by the well known pulp-magazine author Malcolm Jameson (1891 - 1945). This work won the Boys Clubs of America Award.

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