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    Carey Rockwell: Complete Set of Eight Tom Corbett: Space Cadet First Editions. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1952-1956.

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    Carey Rockwell: Complete Set of Eight Tom Corbett: Space Cadet First Editions. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1952-1956. First editions. Publisher's blue-gray cloth with dark blue lettering on the spine and front board. Original pictorial dust jackets. The eight novels offered here are: Stand By For Mars (1952); Danger in Deep Space (1953); On the Trail of the Space Pirates (1953); The Space Pioneers (1953); The Revolt on Venus (1954); Treachery in Outer Space (1954); Sabotage in Space (1955); The Robot Rocket (1956). Very minor edge wear to a few jackets. A beautiful set, rare in this condition, especially with a complete set of dust jackets.

     

    Carey Rockwell is a pseudonym created by Joseph Lawrence Greene of Grosset, who first brought the series to television in 1950. He based the character and stories of Tom Corbett on Robert Heinlein's novel Space Cadet.



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