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    George O. Smith. Venus Equilateral. Illustrations by Sol Levin. Introduction by John W. Campbell, Jr. Philadelphia: The Prime Press, 1947.

    First edition, signed by the author. Octavo. 455 pages. Several full page illustrations throughout the text, including the frontispiece.

    Publisher's red cloth covers with the spine lettered in black. Illustrated dust jacket. Price clipped from the front inner flap, the new price was stamped in black. Author's signature on the front free endpaper. Slightly rubbed spine, minor rubbing to the jacket, sunned spine, small tear on the spine of the dust jacket that has allowed sunning to that small spot on the cloth of the spine. Altogether a very good copy.

    George Oliver Smith (1911 - 1981) collected thirteen science fiction short stories in this volume, his first published book. The majority of these stories had appeared upon the pages of Astounding Science Fiction between 1942 and 145. This particular copy exhibits the original jacket, as opposed to the later jacket which was deigned by Robert Tschirky.


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