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    Jack Vance. The Dying Earth. New York: Hillman Periodicals, Inc., [1950].
    First edition. Twelvemo. 175 pages.

    Publisher's illustrated wrappers. Textblock detached to page 48, and mild shelf wear, else a very good copy of Vance's first book.

    "Six stories from 1950 about Earth in the far future: magic replaces science; population shrinks; the Sun is dying. Yet mankind struggles for survival in tragic heroic mood...Exotic characters and fascinating situations. Well told." (Barron: Anatomy of Wonder [1976] 269-270) From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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