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The Star Beast.

by Heinlein, Robert A

Condition: Slight wear to spine tips, near fine to fine in good but lightly soiled, price clipped dust jacket with tear and some color loss


Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. First edition, first printing. Slight wear to spine tips, near fine to fine in good but lightly soiled, price clipped dust jacket with tear and some color loss to front panel with conservation tape reinforcement to verso and with one-half inch piece lacking at head of spine in mylar cover. Illus. by Clifford Geary.

The Star Beast is a 1954 science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein about a high school senior who discovers that his late father's extra-terrestrial pet is more than it appears to be. The novel, somewhat abridged, was originally serialised in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (May, June, July 1954) as "Star Lummox" and then published in hardcover as part of Scribner's series of Heinlein juveniles.


  • Bookseller: The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: Embry 162150
  • Title: The Star Beast.
  • Author: Heinlein, Robert A
  • Book condition: Used - Slight wear to spine tips, near fine to fine in good but lightly soiled, price clipped dust jacket with tear and some color loss
  • Edition: First edition, first printing.
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. First edition, first printing.
  • Date published: 1954.
  • Keywords: Science Fiction, Golden age Science Fiction, Gift.


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