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    Stanley Weinbaum. Dawn of Flame. Jamaica, NY: 1936. First edition. Inscribed by Raymond A. Palmer.

    More Information: Stanley Weinbaum. Dawn of Flame. And Other Stories. [Jamaica, NY: Printed by Ruppert Printing Service, 1936]. First edition, with Lawrence A. Keating foreward. Octavo. Inscribed: "To Our Common Interest / Science Fiction / Raymond A. Palmer." 313, [2, blank], [1, colophon] pages. Inserted portrait frontispiece. Publisher's full black fabrikoid, front lettered in gilt; all edges trimmed and stained red. Trace of dust-soiling to backstrip, head of spine pulled just a touch; very light, barely perceptible rubbing to front, rear, and bottom edges. Some light scuffing and a spot or two of dampstaining to edges; topstain just slightly faded toward spine; tiny amount of rubbing and soiling at bottom edge. Endpapers slightly discolored from binding process. Near fine. Housed in custom black cloth slipcase with white paper spine label. Weinbaum's posthumous first book, which includes the debut of his classic short story, "A Martian Odyssey." Currey, p. 511. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.


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