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    Edward E. Smith, Ph.D. Six Fantasy Press First Editions of the Lensman Series, Five of the Six Signed, Limited Editions Inscribed to Jack Cordes, including: Triplanetary. First trade edition (Currey priority B). Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Original first edition dust jacket with Triplanetary in red on the front cover. [and:] First Lensman. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles. First issue dust jacket (Currey priority A) advertising four Smith titles on the rear panel. [and:] Galactic Patrol. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles (Currey priority A). [and:] Grey Lensman. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles. First issue dust jacket (Currey priority A) advertising three Smith Lensman titles on the rear panel. [and:] Second Stage Lensman. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles (Currey priority A). [and:] Children of the Lens. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine titles (Currey priority A). All titles (except Triplanetary) are one of 500 numbered copies inscribed and signed by the author to Jack Cordes. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1948-54. Original pictorial dust jackets. Minor rubbing, chipping, and biopredation to the jackets. Spines slightly sunned. Overall, a very good set. From the collection of first fan, Jack Cordes.

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    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
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