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    Raymond F. Jones. Son of the Stars. Jacket illustration by Alex Schomburg. Cecile Matshat, Editor. Carl Carmer, Consulting Editor. Philadelphia and Toronto: John C. Winston, [1952].

    First edition. Octavo. ix, 210 pages.

    Publisher's navy blue cloth covers with the spine lettered in orange. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Cecile Matshat. Endpapers illustrated in gray tones by Alex Schoburg. Very minor rubbing to the covers and jacket, slightly sunned spine. Altogether a near fine copy.

    Raymond Fisher Jones (November 15, 1915 - January 24, 1994) is widely known for This Island Earth, a novel he published in 1952, and was adapted into a film under the same name in 1955. This novel is one of the influential books included in the Winston Science Fiction set.


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