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    Clifford D. Simak. Three Novels, including: Time and Again. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1951. First edition. Octavo. 235 pages. Publisher's quarter red cloth over light blue boards. Front cover features a dark blue "C. S." stamped in the center. Spine is lettered in black. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Paul Kresse. Very minor rubbing to the jacket, otherwise a near fine copy. Clifford Donald Simak (1904 - 1988) explores time travel in this intriguing science fiction novel, reissued as a paperback in 1953 under the title First He Died. [and:] Strangers in the Universe: Science Fiction Stories. By Clifford Simak. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956. First printing. Octavo. 371 pages. Publisher's quarter cream paper over blue boards with the spine lettered and illustrated in red and blue. Dust jacket in orange, pink, yellow, and white designed by Charles Skaggs. Some minor rubbing to the covers and jacket, slightly sunned jacket spine. Altogether a very good copy. This is Clifford Simak's first collection, and features eleven of his science fiction tales, including "Mirage", "Beachhead", and "The Answers", among others. [and:]Ring Around the Sun: A Story of Tomorrow. By Clifford D. Simak. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953. First printing. Octavo. 242 pages. Publisher's yellow board covers with the front cover illustrated in black and the spine lettered in black. Blue illustrated dust jacket designed by Paul Bacon. Very minor rubbing to the jacket, slightly sunned spine. Altogether a tight and very good book. Clifford Simak effortlessly seams together striking realism and exciting imagination in this poignant novel.

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