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    Olaf Stapledon. Five First Editions, One Previously Owned by Harlan Ellison, including: Last and First Men. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, [1931]. Twelvemo. 371 pages. Tan cloth with black spine titles. The front endpaper includes a former owner's bookplate. Minor wear on the binding. Dust jacket is very good with some paper loss along the edges. [and:] Odd John. New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. [1936]. Twelvemo. 282 pages. Blue cloth with black titles on spine and front cover. The front endleaf and endpaper include bookplates of two previous owners (one features the printed name of science-fiction legend Harlan Ellison). The spine is faded and the covers have minor wear. Overall near fine. [and:] Old Man in New World. London: George Allen and Unwin, [1944]. Twelvemo. 36 pages. Paper-bound boards with green titles and decorations. The spine is worn with some paper loss. [and:] The Flames. London: Secker and Warburg, 1947. Twelvemo. 84 pages. Quarter black cloth over red paper boards. Gilt titles on spine. Overall fine. Dust jacket near fine with minor wear and tiny edge tears. [and:] A Man Divided. London: Methuen and Co., [1950]. Twelvemo. 187 pages. Black cloth with gilt spine titles. Minor wear and bumps on covers. Some foxing in paper. Overall, book and dust jacket are near fine. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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