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    Clifford Simak: City. (New York: Gnome Press, 1952), first edition, 224 pages, blue-green cloth with dark blue lettering on spine, 8vo (5.5" x 8.25"), dust jacket (in protective Mylar). Jacket illustration by Frank Kelly Freas. One of 5,000 copies printed of this wonderful first edition in which dogs pass down a series of oral legends of the mythological creature Man. The copy presented here is near fine, with very minimal edge wear to the edges, corners, and spine. The textblock is clean and tight, though the edges are slightly age-toned. The dust jacket shows some minor wear at the corners, spine, and along the rear panel, but it is vibrant. This book is scarce in this condition. From the Ventura Collection.

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