Smith | Edward E.

Gray Lensman

First Edition | First Printing

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    Signed first edition of Gray Lensman by Edward E. Smith.

    Octavo, [10], 306pp. Blue cloth, title stamped in gilt. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Light soiling to cloth, touch of foxing to edge of text block. This copy appears largely unread. In the publisher’s first state dust jacket, $3.00 retail price on front flap, shallow chips along edge, light foxing to back panel, a very good example with bright illustrations. Signed on the front free endpaper by author. (Currey, page 456)

    E.E. Smith (1890-1965) was an American science fiction writer, best known for his Lensman and Skylark series. He is often referred to as the father of space opera, a subgenre of science fiction that looks at warfare in space.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    Reading, PA

    Publisher

    Fantasy Press

    Edition

    First Edition, First Printing

    Date Published

    1951

    Binding

    Cloth

    Condition

    Very Good

    Jacket Condition

    Very Good

    Author

    Smith | Edward E.

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    Edward E. Smith