Raymond F. Jones. Two First Editions, including: Renaissance. New York: Gnome Press [1951]. Octavo. 255 pages. Blue cloth with red spine titles. Overall, book and dust jacket are near fine with minor wear. [and:] Son of the Stars. Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company [1952]. Octavo. 210 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Navy-blue cloth with red spine titles. Some toning in the paper. Overall near fine. Dust jacket is near fine with some wear. Raymond Fisher Jones (1915-1994) was a popular science-fiction author during the 1940s and '50s, when many of his stories were published in the pulp magazines Astounding Stories, Galaxy, and Thrilling Wonder Stories. This lot includes two novels which predate his most famous work, This Island Earth (1955), which inspired a classic Universal sci-fi film that same year. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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