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THE MAD METROPOLIS./ Space Captain. [ACE DOUBLE M-135.]

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THE MAD METROPOLIS./ Space Captain. [ACE DOUBLE M-135.]

by HIGH**, PHILIP E[mpson]/ LEINSTER**, MURRAY:

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  • paperback
  • First
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US,ACE DOUBLE,12mo p/back,1st edn.[M-135.Series of back to back "Ace Doubles",1966.] 'THE MAD METROPOLIS',p/back Original,1st edn,142pp,with colour pictorial cover art by Jack Gaughan,stated complete novel; 'Space Captain' 112pp,with colour pictorial cover art by Gray Morrow,stated complete First Book Publication - which originally was a shorter magazine version published by Amazing Stories,1965,and publisher adverts between end/beginning of either novel.VG+.No owner inscrptn and no price removal (45c) from cover(s).Each cover with previous bookseller's pair of UK,pre+post decimal inked prices (2/- + 10p) to either cover - 'Space Captain' with top, right-hand diagonal corner clip,and written inked prices repeated to exposed corner of front free endpaper (half-title blurb) beneath.Bright, crisp,clean,generally sharp-cornered,glossy colour pictorial illustrated card covers;with negligible shelf-wear, bumping or creasing to edges and corners - no nicks,tears or splits present.All edges aged/toned; contents bright,tight,clean with minimal page-edge toning - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners.
Philip E. High,an English SF writer,author and his first published novel was 'The PRODIGAL SUN',1964.,though he did write SF starting in 1955 with 'The Statics' for 'Authentic Science Fiction', and contributing to English magazines especially 'NEBULA' for several years. A novel combing social comment and adventure.
Murry Leinster,US SF writer,pseudonym William Fitzgerald Jenkins,best known in the SF genre,under which he wrote almost all his work,with an exception of a few stories in magazines ('Bud Gregory' series as W Fitzgerald) and a small number as Will F. Jenkins.Pre-war,ML produced a great deal of material that didn't reach book publication until after 1945.The decade following were his best years,where his finest short stories were published.
Please contact seller @ rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk ,because of the lighter weight of this item for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas customers - BEFORE ordering through the order page! ** UK,buyers please note,p/backs' actual shipping/P+p costs are adjusted and any difference is refunded,after order receipt and before the order's despatch,especially if p/back is offered P/p free. ** N.B. US customers please be aware: US standard AIR postage from UK to US can now cost more than the price of the book! If speed is not of the essence,then Economy rate is recommended - at approx. 2/3rds of standard US AIR quote/rate - sometimes arriving long before the quoted 42 days - but not always.

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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja922321
Title
THE MAD METROPOLIS./ Space Captain. [ACE DOUBLE M-135.]
Author
HIGH**, PHILIP E[mpson]/ LEINSTER**, MURRAY:
Illustrator
Coloue cover art by Jack Gaughan and Gray Morrow.
Book condition
Used - VG+.
Jacket condition
No dw/dj,p/back as issued.
Quantity available
1
Edition
US,12mo p/back,1st edn.
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
US.NEW YORK,NY.ACE BOOKS,INC.,1966.
Keywords
q52.SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY.US,12mo p/back,1st edn [ACE DOUBLE].No ISBN.US_Sci-fi novels_collection_anthology_vintage p/backs_p/b Original_p/back,1st edn.Books_sci-fi_Philip Empson High_The Prodigal Sun_No Truce with Terra_Murray Leinster
Bookseller catalogs
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY;

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