A.E. van Vogt. Three First Editions, One Signed by the Author, including: Slan. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946. Twelvemo. 216 pages. Bound in black buckram with gilt designs/lettering on spine. Minor rubbing to spine ends and corners; fine overall. Textblock is fine. Dust jacket is shows moderate sunning to spine and edges; light to moderate wear to corners and edges. [and:] The Weapon Shops of Isher. New York: Greenberg, [1951]. First US edition. Octavo, 231 pages. "Grandiose space opera with libertarian politics and humanistic values" - Anatomy of Wonder. Orange cloth with black type; moderate wear and bumping to spine head and tail and corner tips. Soiled front endpapers with former owner's address label affixed to flyleaf. Textblock is fine. Dust jacket worn and torn, with chips and inexpert tape repairs. [and:] The Voyage of the Space Beagle. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1950. First edition, inscribed and signed by the author on the initial flyleaf. Octavo, 240 pages. Gray paper-covered boards with silver lettering on spine. Moderate wear and bumping to spine ends and corner tips; faint stains along lower edge of recto cover. Textblock is fine. Dust jacket is worn, creased, and rubbed at extremities with sections of paper loss at spine ends. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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