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    Edmond Hamilton. Three Classic Hamilton First Editions, One Signed, including: City at World's End. New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., [1951]. First edition. Octavo. 239 pages. Brown cloth binding with gilt print on spine; moderate bumping and rubbing to spine ends and board corners. Fine textblock. Dust jacket is worn at extremities and foxed on verso. [and:] The Star Kings. New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., [1949]. First edition. Inscribed and signed by the author on flyleaf. Octavo. 262 pages. Bound in light blue cloth with a gray spine panel with dark red spine titles. Moderate bumping and rubbing to spine ends; corners are sharp and firm. Textblock is very fine. Dust jacket shows moderate rubbing and chipping along edges and spine ends; lightly soiled on verso. [and:] The Horror on the Asteroid and Other Tales of Planetary Horror. London: Philip Allan, 1936. First edition. Octavo. 256 pages. Bound in tan cloth with black lettering slightly skewed spine. Moderate to heavy rubbing and bumping to spine ends, board edges and corners. Textblock leaves are somewhat brittle and age toned with occasional foxing. No dust jacket. Contains six stories first published in Weird Tales magazine.

    Edmond Hamilton was a child prodigy who became a central member of the remarkable group of Weird Tales writers assembled by Editor Farnsworth Wright, which included H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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