RED PLANET. Robert A. Heinlein.


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. Octavo, illustration by Clifford Geary, cloth. First edition. Heinlein's third juvenile novel, and one that introduced many young boys to science fiction. "...[Heinlein] came fully into his own as a writer of sf for teenagers. A strong narrative line, carefully worked-out technical detail, realistic characters and brisk dialogue are the leading virtues of this and most of his later juveniles..."- Clute and Nichols (eds.): The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, p. 555. Top edge shows some mild dustiness, neat previous owners name to upper front free endpaper, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with rubbing to corners and folds and mild shelf wear to head of spine panel, small closed tear to lower front panel, pink of spine panel is mildly age darkened and has some color fade. (13602). Item #13602

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