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Title: Heinlein, Robert A.
Place Published: Rocket Ship Galileo
Publisher:New York
Date Published: Charles Scribner's Sons
Description: [1947]

Illustrated by Thomas W. Voter. Decorative black cloth stamped in green, color pictorial jacket. First Edition, First printing.

With Scribner's seal and "A" on copyright page. Heinlein's first title to be published in hardcover and his first in a series of books aimed at a young adult audience. First issue jacket with the publisher's printed "$2.00" price on the front flap. "A pioneering novel that began American mainstream SF for children and combined young protagonists, gadgetry, current science, and adventure in such a way that even today the book retains interest" - Barron AW, 5-63.


Light wear, some scrapes and rubbing to somewhat sunned jacket spine, chipping at ends and corners, toning to reverse; some staining and rubbing to cloth; very good in very good or better jacket.

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Heinlein's 1st published novel, 1st ed.

Estimate $800 - $1,200Oct 18, 2018
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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