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    Frederik Pohl (editor). SIGNED. Star Science Fiction Stories No. 2. New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. First edition. Signed by Pohl. Octavo, boards. Spine lean, a very good copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips, several short tears and small nicks along front spine fold with several tiny internal tape mends (no show through) and touch of age-darkening to rear panel.

    More Information: The pioneer SF original anthology series. Collects fourteen stories by Alfred Bester, Hal Clement, Lester del Rey, C. M. Kornbluth, and others. Includes Jerome Bixby's "It's a Good Life," a story Bleiler (1983) terms "a modern classic." Also, "The Purple Fields," Robert Crane's first published story, a tale of a post-World War III future in which the United States is an authoritarian dystopia controlled by the "Program." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-222. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1319.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    21st Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 14
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