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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. Two small, very faint (tape?) ghosts on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light fading to brown ink on spine panel and fairly mild dust soiling to rear panel.

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    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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    March, 2016
    31st Thursday
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