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    Robert A. Heinlein. Pair of Gnome Press Books. Hicksville, NY: 1958-1959. First editions.

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    Robert A. Heinlein. Methuselah's Children. Hicksville, NY: Gnome Press, 1958. First edition. Octavo. 188, [4, blank] pages. Currey's A binding, likely priority, publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in red; all edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Very mild wear to spine ends and bottom edges of boards; a few spots of thumbsoiling to boards visible only in raking light. Edges and interior of text block rather browned due to poor paper stock, with endpapers toned as a result. A touch of wear to ends of jacket spine panel, with some soiling toward bottom; overall mild rubbing to exposed panels; spot of soiling to rear panel with two short tears, one each from top and bottom; a bit of soft creasing at flap folds and very top edges of flaps. A few small spots of soiling at verso. Near fine. Currey, p. 233 From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

    [Together with:] Robert A. Heinlein. The Menace From Earth. Hicksville, NY: Gnome Press, 1959. First edition. Octavo. 255, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, spine lettered in yellow and silver, front lettered in yellow; fore-edge untrimmed, others trimmed; original illustrate dust jacket. Head of spine slightly pulled. Normal browning to edges and interior of text block, due to poor paper stock; offsetting from item previously laid in at front endpapers. A bit of light wear at ends of spine panel; trace of very slight rubbing at exposed panels; slight rumpling to top and bottom edges of flaps. Near fine. Currey, p. 233. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.



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