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W.E. Johns Book Kings of Space First Edition 1954 by W.E. Johns - First edition - 1954 - from The First Edition and

W.E. Johns Book Kings of Space First Edition 1954: A Story of Interplanetary Exploration �

by W.E. Johns

Condition: Very Good +/good +

London: Hodder and Stoughton�, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/good +. Stead. The Kings of Space dust jacket is in Good condition with wear to the front and spine, with creases and minor losses, and tape reinforcement to the back of the dust jacket. The Kings of Space original blue binding have a wonderful illustration in black of a spacecraft to the front board with the title Kings of Space also in black. The spine is also illustrated with a planet and stars in black and the lettering for the title, author’s name and publisher details also in black. The binding is in Very Good condition with slight shelf lean, light discolouration to the bottom edge of the front board (hardly noticeable) and very slight fading to the spine. The Kings of Space has 192 numbered pages with 14 Chapters. There are 6 stunning colour illustrations in this scarce W.E. Johns science fiction book. The pages are in overall Very Good condition with a few spots to the plain front and rear endpapers, more significant foxing to the front advertisement, and with occasional foxing to the inside of the book which is largely the odd spot to the margins. Because of the higher quality of paper used for the illustrations they are untouched by foxing.�



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