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    Robert A. Heinlein. The Star Beast. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1954].

    First edition, first printing dust jacket. Octavo. 282 pages. Illustrated title page.

    Publisher's black cloth covers with the front cover and spine labeled in bright blued. Illustrated dust jacket in yellow, purple, and maroon, designed by Clifford Geary. Illustrated endpapers designed by Clifford Geary. Very slightly rubbed jacket. A fine copy.

    First edition due to the presence of the A and the Scribner seal on the copyright page. Also, first printing jacket due to the presence of the $2.50 price on the front inner flap. Robert Anson Heinlein (1907 - 1988) originally published this novel in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction from May until June of 1954 under the title Star Lummox. The present publication represents one of his many novels in his Heinlein juvenile series, all published by Scribner's.


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