SECRET OF THE MARTIAN MOONS. Donald A. Wollheim.

SECRET OF THE MARTIAN MOONS.

Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, [1958]. Octavo, jacket illustration by Alex Schomburg, cloth. Later, third printing. Colonists in the small, unprofitable settlement on Mars are ordered to return to Earth, but a handful of scientists remain to make a final attempt to discover the origin and fate of the Martians, a vanished race. When the scientists land on Phobos to set up their equipment to study Mars they become involved in a conflict between two factions of alien Vegans who inhabit Phobos and Deimos, artificial satellites that orbit Mars. In the midst of this crisis, the Star people, the original inhabitants of Mars, return home. "... ample incident and a quick-moving story." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-178. Part of the popular Winston juvenile series published between 1952-1961, which introduced many young readers to science fiction. Previous owners name in ink to rear free end paper, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A bright, sharp copy. Part of an original single owner collection. (27532). Item #27532

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