Edward E. Smith. SIGNED/LIMITED. Galactic Patrol. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1950. First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies of which this is copy 500. Inscribed by Smith to Beatrice Mahaffey [editor], "To Bea Mahaffey / the party who was hailed at the / [undecipherable con] as "the most beautiful / editor in S-F", and / who is doing a very , very / swell job with her books. / Edward E. Smith. PhD." Additionally inscribed to Mahaffey by Lloyd Eshbach, "and who will, I hope, some day do / an equally swell job on my books! / With the worlds best to the world's / best - Lloyd". Octavo. 273 pages. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. Cloth sunned along spine and top edges of boards. Small stain to front board. Offsetting to endpapers. Bookplate of Beatrice Mahaffey, designed by Edd Cartier, on front free endpaper. Toned jacket shows light rubbing and wear to edges with a few small chips and tears. Staining and mild sunning to spine. Very good.

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