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    Edward E. Smith, Ph. D. Group of Eleven Books, comprising: Children of the Lens. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1954]. First edition. [Together with:] First Lensman. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1950. First edition. [And:] Galactic Patrol. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1950. First edition. [And:] Gray Lensman. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1951. First edition. [And:] Second Stage Lensmen. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1953]. First edition. [And:] The Skylark of Space. Providence: Hadley Publishing Company, [1947]. Second edition. [And:] Spacehounds of IPC. A Tale of the Inter-Planetary Corporation. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1947. First edition. [And:] Skylark of Valeron. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1949. First edition. [And:] Skylark Three. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1948. First edition. [And:] Triplanetary. A Tale of Cosmic Adventure. Reading: Fantasy Press, 1948. First edition. [And:] The Vortex Blaster. Reading: Fantasy Press, [1960]. First edition. Inscribed by the author at front free endpaper, with additional signature at title. Eleven volumes. Octavo. Various paginations. Publisher's cloth; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jackets. Overall minor shelf wear and soiling to bindings; some corners tapped. Some endpapers foxed or with age discoloration; occasional bookplate; a few sets of endpapers affixed with illustrations that appear to have been cut from magazines and journals. Text blocks generally a bit dulled, with some soiling along edges; a bit of foxing, a couple of instances of stamping scattered throughout interiors. Jackets worn along edges, resulting in some nicking and minuscule tears; a bit of light toning and rubbing; mild foxing at versos; a couple sets of spine ends reinforced with clear tape; a few jackets price-clipped. Good to very good.

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