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    Robert A. Heinlein. The Rolling Stones. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1952].
    First edition. Octavo. 276 pages. Illustrations by Clifford Geary.

    Green cloth-backed with blue lettering on spine and decorations on front cover. Some bumps on bottom corners of front and back cover. The dust jacket has minor wear and tiny paper loss at head and foot of spine. Overall near fine condition.

    Originally published as "Tramp Space Ship" in Boys' Life magazine, The Rolling Stones deals with a family of moon residents called "Loonies" who overhaul an old ship and use it to explore the solar system. Published as Space Family Stone in the U.K., this story was the sixth of twelve novels published by Scribner's from 1947 to 1958 as the "Heinlein Juveniles" series. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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