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    L. Ron Hubbard. Five Fiction Books, including: Final Blackout. [and:] The Kingslayer. Priority A printing, per Currey. [and:] another copy. Later issue. [and:] Ole Doc Methuselah. [and:] Slaves of Sleep. All but second copy of Kingslayer are first editions; all very good or better, in dust jackets.

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    Final Blackout. East Providence, R.I.: Hadley, 1948. First edition. Octavo. 154 pages. Black cloth over boards. Bookplate on front pastedown of previous owner, Roy W. Loan, Jr., past president of the Washington Science Fiction Association. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. [and:] The Kingslayer. Los Angeles: Fantasy Publishing Co., 1949. First edition. Octavo. 208 pages. Blue cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Printing priority A, per Currey. Price changed in ink on dust jacket. Very good in very good dust jacket. [and:] Another copy. Yellow lettering to spine. Pages toned. Very good in dust jacket. [and:] Ole Doc Methuselah. Austin: Theta Press, 1970. First edition. Octavo. 176 pages. Light blue cloth over boards. Very good in dust jacket. [and:] Slaves of Sleep. Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First edition. Octavo. 207 pages. Gray cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Slightly cocked binding. Residue of sticker on front panel of dust jacket. Thumbnail-sized portion has chipped away from the top edge of the dust jacket's spine. Very good in very good dust jacket.


    Bleiler, Checklist, p. 104. Currey, p. 256.

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