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    Eleven "Doc" Smith Books, One Inscribed to Sam Moskowitz

    Edward E. "Doc" Smith. Eleven First Editions Owned by Sam Moskowitz, science fiction fan and collector, including: The Skylark of Space. [Providence]: [The Buffalo Book Co.], [1946]. First edition. Octavo. 303 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine. A very good copy in like dust jacket. [and:] Spacehounds of IPC. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1947. First edition limited to 300 copies of which this is number 6. Inscribed by Smith to Moskowitz on limitation page: "To Sam Moskowitz -- one of the long-standing pillars of fandom -- Edward E. Smith, PhD." Octavo. 257 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. A very good copy in like dust jacket. [and:] Triplanetary. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1948. First edition. Octavo. 287 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. A very good copy in like dust jacket. [and:] Skylark Three. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1948. First edition. Octavo. 247 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. Very good in like dust jacket. [and:] Skylark of Valeron. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1949. First edition. Octavo. 252 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. A near fine copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. [and:] First Lensman. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1950. First edition. Octavo. 306 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. A near fine copy. This copy with two identical dust jackets, one near fine and one very good condition. [and:] Galactic Patrol. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1950. First edition. Octavo. 273 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. A near fine copy. This copy with two identical dust jackets, one near fine and one very good condition. [and:] Grey Lensman. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1951. First edition. Octavo. 306 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. Price-clipped dust jacket. Near fine. [and:] Second Stage Lensmen. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1953]. First edition. Octavo. 307 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. Rubber stamping along page edges and some internal pages. Very good in dust jacket. [and:] Children of the Lens. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1954]. First edition. Octavo. 292 pages. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt ruling and titles on spine. A near fine copy. This copy with two identical dust jackets, one near fine and one very good condition. [and:] The Vortex Blaster. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1960]. First edition. Octavo. 273 pages. Publisher's green cloth with black spine titles. A near fine copy in dust jacket with mild edge toning.

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