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Farmer in the Sky by  Robert A Heinlein - 1st Edition - 1950 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 004834)

Farmer in the Sky

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Farmer in the Sky

by Heinlein, Robert A

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About This Item

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950 First Printing of the First Edition, with Scribner's A on the copyright page. Original black cloth with titles and decoration in yellow on the spine and front board. Book in fine condition; dust jacket with some tanning to spine and cover margins, a couple short closed tears and mild wear to corners and spine ends.

Synopsis

Farmer In The Sky is a 1950 science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein about a teenaged boy who emigrates with his family to Jupiter's moon Ganymede, which is in the process of being terraformed. It was originally published in serial form in Boys' Life magazine (August, September, October, November 1950), under the title "Satellite Scout" before being republished in hardcover later that year by Charles Scribner's Sons.

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bookseller
Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
004834
Title
Farmer in the Sky
Author
Heinlein, Robert A
Illustrator
Clifford Geary
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1950
Keywords
SCIENCE FICTION, SCI-FI CLASSIC.

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