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    Poul Anderson. The High Crusade. Garden City: 1960. First edition.

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    Poul Anderson. The High Crusade. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1960. First edition. Octavo. 192 pages. Publisher's grey cloth, spine lettered and ruled in blue, in original dust jacket. A near fine copy in about near fine dust jacket with some light age-darkening, mainly to spine panel and along flap folds and lower edges of flaps, and touch of rubbing at tail of spine panel and several corners. A nice copy of an elusive book.

    "An alien starship lands in medieval England, and carries a group of knights off into space. These rough-and-ready chaps eventually succeed in conquering the interstellar empire. A fondly remembered romp which celebrates the violent human spirit, it has not worn particularly well." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 173. 1961 Hugo nominee. 1961 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-11. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 977-80.



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