VANDALS OF THE VOID. John Holbrook Vance, "Jack Vance."


Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, [1953]. Octavo, cover illustration by Alex Schomburg, cloth. First edition. Signed by Vance on the half title page. The author's first hardcover title. "Future piracy and old-fashioned megalomania play prominent roles in this novel of space rockets being attacked, taken, and reconverted into a fleet designed to conquer Earth and its colonies ... Stylistically one of the best written Winston 1950s novels." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-161. Part of the popular Winston juvenile series published between 1952-1961, which introduced many young readers to science fiction. Hewett and Mallett, The Work of Jack Vance, A3. Mild rubbing to extremities, a nearly fine copy in a very good first state dust jacket with light chipping to at upper right front corner and head of spine panel, light rubbing to front panel, several tiny tears to front panel edges, touch of color fade to spine panel. (21520). Item #21520

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