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    E. E. "Doc" Smith. Two Signed and Numbered, Limited "Lensman" First Editions, including: Grey Lensman; Second Stage Lensmen. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press [1951-1953]. First hardcover editions. Two twelvemo volumes. Grey Lensman is one of 500 signed copies. Second Stage Lensmen is one of 500 signed copies. Both are beautifully inscribed and signed on the limitation page.

    Blue cloth with gold spine titles. Overall fine. Dust jackets are very good to near fine (Grey Lensman has minor wear and paper loss along the edges). E. E. Smith (1890-1965) was a food engineer who, when not making doughnut and pastry mixes, wrote acclaimed science-fiction novels, including the "Skylark" and "Lensman" series. These two titles are the fourth and fifth "Lensman" entries, stories which helped Smith earn the moniker "Father of the Space Opera." From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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