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    Lester del Rey. Marooned on Mars. Jacket Illustration by Paul Orban. Endpaper Design by Alex Schomburg. Cecile Matschat, Editor. Carl Carmer, Consulting Editor. Philadelphia and Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, [1952].

    First edition. Octavo. xi, 210 pages.

    Publisher's light blue cloth covers with the spine lettered in maroon. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Paul Orban. Endpapers illustrated in gray tones by Alex Schoburg. Minor discoloring to the joints of the covers, some rubbing to the covers and jacket. Altogether a tight and very good copy.

    Interestingly Lester del Rey (June 2, 1915 - May 10, 1993) did not utilize one of his numerous pen names for his debut novel which was part of the Winston Science Fiction set.


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