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    Robert A. Heinlein: The Star Beast. (New York: Scribner's Sons, 1954), first edition, first printing (the letter "A" and the Scribner's seal appear on the copyright page), 282 pages, black cloth with blue lettering on the spine and front cover, 8vo (5.5" x 8.25"), first issue $2.50 dust jacket (in protective Mylar). Illustrated by Clifford Geary. Originally serialized as "Star Lummox" in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1954. The eighth installment in Heinlein's juvenile series published at Scribner's between 1947 and 1958. The book is near fine, with only minor wear to the edges, corners, and spine. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. The dust jacket is very good, with very light soiling, rubbed hinges, and general edge wear, especially to the bottom of the rear panel. An essential Heinlein juvenile fit for any collector. From the Ventura Collection.

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    April, 2007
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