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THE STAR BEAST by  Robert A Heinlein - First edition - [1954] - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

THE STAR BEAST

by Heinlein, Robert A

Condition: A fine copy in a fine dust price clipped jacket with new price of "$2.75" ink stamped to upper flap with a touch of sh


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1954]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust price clipped jacket with new price of "$2.75" ink stamped to upper flap with a touch of shelf wear to upper right front corner. (17070). Octavo, illustrated by Clifford Geary, cloth. A young adult science-fiction novel about a high school senior and an extraterrestrial pet.

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: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 17070
  • Title: THE STAR BEAST
  • Author: Heinlein, Robert A
  • Book condition: A fine copy in a fine dust price clipped jacket with new price of "$2.75" ink stamped to upper flap with a touch of sh
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: [1954]
  • Keywords: SF . YA
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