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    E. E. "Doc" Smith. First Lensman. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1950.

    First edition. Priority A as listed in Currey. Long inscription by the author on the limitation page. Twelvemo. 306 pages. Illustrations by A. J. Donnell.

    Publisher's light blue cloth with gilt titles and rules on the spine. Light toning to boards, else minimal shelf wear. Internal contents tight with light toning on the pastedowns. Dust jacket designed by A.J. Donnell listed as Priority B by Currey with five Smith titles advertised on the back panel. Light shelf wear, else a fine copy.

    An interesting copy with the limitation page inserted at front with the nebula cut and "This edition is limited to 5,000 copies." but this copy out of series. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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