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    Theodore Sturgeon First Editions Inscribed to the Ultimate Science Fiction Fan

    Theodore Sturgeon. Five First Editions Inscribed to Sam Moskowitz, including: Without Sorcery. Philadelphia: Prime Press, 1948. First edition of the author's first book. Inscribed "To Sam Moskowitz/ - regards/ Theodore Sturgeon/ Sept '61" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 355 pages. Publisher's black cloth with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Page edges slightly tone, else a very good copy in a dust jacket that is slightly worn on the front panel. [and:] More Than Human. New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1953. First edition. Inscribed "To Sam Moskowitz/ - regards/ Theodore Sturgeon/ Sept '61" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 233 pages. Publisher's quarter black cloth over red boards with titles stamped in silver on the spine. Trivial shelf wear to boards and slight toning to page edges, else a very good copy in a modestly shelf worn dust jacket. [and:] E Pluribus Unicorn. A Collection of Short Stories of Theodore Sturgeon. New York: Abelard Press, 1953. First edition. Inscribed "To Sam Moskowitz/ - regards/ Theodore Sturgeon/ Sept '61" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 276 pages. Publisher's tan cloth with titles printed in black on the spine. Slight toning to spine cloth on spine panel and boards; page edges slightly toned as well, else a very good copy in a bright dust jacket. [and:] A Way Home. Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy. New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1955. First edition. Inscribed "To Sam Moskowitz/ - regards/ Theodore Sturgeon/ Sept '61" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 333 pages. Publisher's original burnt orange cloth with titles printed in black on the spine. Light wear to boards and internally clean. Very good in a slightly toned dust jacket with a few closed tears. [and:] A Touch of Strange. New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1958. First edition. Inscribed "To Sam/ Moskowitz -/ who can also/ listen!!!!/ Theodore Sturgeon/ Sept '61" on the front free endpaper. Publisher's yellow cloth with titles printed in black on the spine. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket.

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