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VIRGIN PLANET by  Poul Anderson - First edition - [1956] - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

VIRGIN PLANET

by Anderson, Poul

Condition: A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the head of the spine panel and upper rear panel (both 5 mm), mild


New York: Avalon Books, [1956]. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the head of the spine panel and upper rear panel (both 5 mm), mild edge rub to rear panel/spine fold. (16879). Octavo, cloth. A male space explorer finds a matriarchal society of women on a planet a thousand light-years from Earth. Part of the Psychotechnic League sequence of Anderson's Future History series. Indexed in Sargent (1988), but omitted in error from the bibliography itself.
  • Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16879
  • Title: VIRGIN PLANET
  • Author: Anderson, Poul
  • Book condition: Used - A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the head of the spine panel and upper rear panel (both 5 mm), mild
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Avalon Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: [1956]
  • Keywords: SF
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