Providence, RI: Hadley Publishing Company, [1947]. Octavo, cloth. Second edition. "The archetypal pulp space opera, first published in AMAZING STORIES in 1928." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-114. "This was the story that revealed the potential of the galaxy as a vast playground for action-adventure fiction." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1053. 500 copies printed. Smith's first book, preceded by a pamphlet printing a convention speech. A fine copy with bright spine lettering in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips, 10 mm closed tear at lower rear flap fold, and mild dust soiling to spine and rear panels. A very attractive copy of a book rarely found in nice condition. (25982). Item #25982

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