RED PLANET. Robert A. Heinlein.

RED PLANET.

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. A fine copy, previous owners name and date to verso of front free endpaper & name stamp and string of numbers to facing page, in a fine dust jacket, an exceptional copy of this title. Previous owner's name and date to verso of front free end paper and name stamp and string of numbers to facing page, lower corners slightly bumped, a fine copy in a fine first printing dust jacket (with printed price of $2.50). (17065). Item #17065

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