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Ultimate World by Hugo Gernsback - First Edition.  - 1971 - from Mclin Haven and Biblio.com

Ultimate World

by Hugo Gernsback

Condition: Good/Good


New York: Walker and Company, 1971. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good/Good. Copyright date is 1971, first edition, First printing. Black cover over boards with silver lettering and design on the spine. No tears or bent pages nor any writing. Dust jacket, no bent flaps, nor is it price clipped. Author correctly called the father of Science Fiction, Predicted flourescent lighting, automatic packaging machines, the radio-directional range finder, jukeboxes, tape recorders, rust-proof steel, microfilm, radio networks and television,solar energy for heat and power, synthetic fabrics such as Nylon, a device for teaching while sleeping and more. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe the spine is minor, bright, clean, text with a tight binding a solid book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall




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