Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Robert Heinlein. Red Planet. New York: 1949. First edition.

    More Information: Robert Heinlein. Red Planet. A Colonial Boy on Mars. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. First edition, first printing with "A" and publisher's seal on copyright page. Octavo. [12], 211, [1, blank] pages. In-text illustrations by Clifford Geary. Publisher's black cloth binding, front and spine lettered in red, front with decorative red stamping; fore-edge untrimmed, others trimmed; decorative endpapers; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine ends just a bit worn; faint, pale specks of soiling scattered across boards; minimal shelf wear along bottom edge. Typical age yellowing to edges and interior of text block; fore-edge of text block presents as a bit chewed in places, likely from trimming process; spot or two of foxing at extreme page edges; mild disocloration at hinges. Head of jacket spine panel bumped; mild wear and soft creasing along joints and flap folds; slight soiling to exposed panels; small scratch to front panel; touch of foxing at rear flap fold. Uneven yellowing with a bit of foxing and rubbing at verso. Near fine. Currey, p. 233. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 31
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 380

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 February 20 - 22 Comics Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Every time I've had a question or an issue, whether it's about a charge, a consignment, getting books mailed, a check that needed to be sent, or whatever the issue has been, whether it's her department or not, Nancy always immediately gets back to me.
    Adam Perlman,
    Rochester, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,702,373
    The MAD Collection of Annie Gaines Ashton Online Auction
    The MAD Collection of Annie Gaines Ashton Online Auction
    REALIZED $425,232