Edward E. Smith. SIGNED/LIMITED. Children of the Lens. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1954]. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies of which this is copy 499. Inscribed by Smith to Beatrice Mahaffey [editor], "To Beatrice Mahaffey / Dear Bea:- / You are one of the very fine / things that Science Fiction brought / into the lives of some of its / devotees; and I hope most seriously / that the separation is only / temporary. As ever - Doc / (Edward E. Smith. Ph.D.)" Additionally inscribed to Mahaffey by Lloyd Eshbach, "and love and kisses from the publisher- / figuratively speaking of course! / Lloyd". Octavo. 292 pages. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. Minor toning to cloth extremities with some offsetting to endpapers. Jacket shows light rubbing and wear to edges with mild sunning along spine. Overall near fine.

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