James E. Gunn. Two First Editions, including: This Fortress World. New York: Gnome Press, Inc. [1955]. Octavo. 216 pages. Tan cloth with black spine titles. Slight dampstain at foot of back cover. Some toning in paper. Overall near fine. Dust jacket is very good with some minor soiling, slight wear at head and foot of spine, and clipped top corner on front flap. [and:] The Listeners. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons [1972]. Advance review copy. Octavo. 275 pages. Red binding with black spine titles. Minor ripples at bottom edge of pages. Overall, book and dust jacket are near fine. Theoretical physicist and astronomy professor James E. Gunn (b. 1938) is also an accomplished writer of science fiction. This lot includes two of his finest novels. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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