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    John W. Campbell, Jr. Six First Editions, including: The Mightiest Machine. [and:] The Moon is Hell! [and:] Cloak of Aesir. [and:] The Black Star Passes. Signed limited edition. [and:] Islands of Space. [and:] Invaders From the Infinite. All first editions, all in good or better condition.

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    The Mightiest Machine. Providence: Hadley Publishing, [1947]. [and:] The Moon is Hell! Reading: Fantasy Press, 1951. [and:] Cloak of Aesir. Chicago: Shasta Publishers, [1952]. Remainder mark on bottom edge. [and:] The Black Star Passes. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1953]. Edition limited to 500, of which this is number 499, signed by the author. Bookplate. [and:] Islands of Space. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1956]. [and:] Invaders From the Infinite. Hicksville: Gnome Press, [1961]. Bookstore stamp on front free endpaper. All are first editions. Six octavo volumes.


    A nice collection of titles by a respected science fiction author and editor.



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