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    Robert A. Heinlein. Starman Jones. New York: [1953]. First edition.

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    Robert A. Heinlein. Starman Jones. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1953]. First edition. Octavo. xii, 305, [306-308: blank]. Publisher's light green cloth, spine lettered and stamped in dark green, front board decoratively stamped in dark green, in original dust jacket. A fine copy in very good first printing dust jacket (priced $2.50 on the front flap) with small chips from spine ends and corner tips and two short tears at bottom edge of rear panel.

    "An orphaned youth on an overcrowded future Earth longs to go into space. He manages to gain a berth aboard a starship which goes astray and winds up in an unknown region. Luckily, the hero's mathematical ability enables him to calculate the route home through hyperspace. A gripping 'juvenile' in this author's best vein." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 349. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-516.



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