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STARMAN JONES by  Robert A Heinlein - First edition - [1953] - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

STARMAN JONES

by Heinlein, Robert A

Condition: A near fine copy, sticker to front free endpaper, in a very good plus price clipped dust jacket, some light rubbing to extremiti


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1953]. First edition. A near fine copy, sticker to front free endpaper, in a very good plus price clipped dust jacket, some light rubbing to extremities, mild age darkening to white lettering of spine panel. (12480). Octavo, illustrated by Clifford Geary, cloth. A Heinlein juvenile novel. "Striking are the detailed, convincing picture of spaceship operational procedures and the suspense whenever the ship must pass through an anomaly."- Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-64.

Starman Jones is a 1953 science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein about a farm boy who wants to go to the stars. It was first published by Charles Scribner's Sons as part of the Heinlein juveniles series.


  • Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 12480
  • Title: STARMAN JONES
  • Author: Heinlein, Robert A
  • Book condition: Used - A near fine copy, sticker to front free endpaper, in a very good plus price clipped dust jacket, some light rubbing to extremiti
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: [1953]
  • Keywords: SF . YA
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