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Virgin Planet by Poul Anderson - First Edition - 1959 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and

Virgin Planet

by Poul Anderson

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good +

New York: Avalon Books, 1959. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. The 1959 1st edition. Solid and Near Fine in a crisp, price-intact ($2.75), VG+ dustjacket. (The book shows a very thin trace of gum along its edges and the dustjacket shows a bit of creasing to the covers from the publisher's original "Plasti-Kleer" jacket cover, now removed). 12mo, dustjacket design by Ed Emshwiller. This copy directly from the publisher's personal files.

  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 15645
  • Title: Virgin Planet
  • Author: Poul Anderson
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good +
  • Quantity available: 3
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Avalon Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1959
  • Keywords: rare science fiction, rare Avalon Books
  • Bookseller catalogs: Science Fiction;


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