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    Robert A. Heinlein. The Puppet Masters. Garden City: 1951. First edition.

    More Information: Robert A. Heinlein. The Puppet Masters. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1951. First edition. Octavo. [1, blank], 219, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's full grayish-green cloth, spine lettered in brown; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Slight skew to spine; spine ends pushed and just a shade discolored; speckle or two of soiling at rear joint; top and bottom edges of boards also discolored. Normal age yellowing to edges and interior margins of text block; small stain at bottom edge; mild discoloration at endpapers from jacket flaps and binder's glue. Spine panel faintly sunned with a bit of edge wear at head; rear panel lightly yellowed, with two short tears coming from top and one from bottom edge (longest less than .75"), with some soft creasing at top and a spot of soiling at rocket; soft creasing at flap folds; flaps clipped. Verso with a touch of foxing. Very good. Barron, Anatomy of Wonder (1987), 3-205; Currey, p. 233. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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