Carey Rockwell: Complete Set of Eight Tom Corbett: Space Cadet Novels. (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1952-1956), first editions, all blue-gray cloth with dark blue lettering on spine and front board, 12mo (5.25" x 7.5"). This is a complete set of the dust-jacketed editions of the Tom Corbett novels published in the early 1950s. 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. 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)
    The book series is rare in this condition, especially with a complete set of dust jackets. A unique opportunity to acquire the whole collection with one bid. From the Ventura Collection.

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