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    William Olaf Stapledon: Inscribed Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far Future. (London: Methuen, 1930), first edition, first issue with 8-page publisher's catalog dated 630 at base of page 8 inserted at rear, 355 pages, blue cloth with gilt titles, 8vo (5.5" x 8"), lightly bumped corners, tight book block, near fine in a near fine jacket (minor loss at the top of spine). Note that jacket is also correct for true first edition in that it has no excerpts from reviews printed on the front panel. From the Ventura Collection.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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