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BERRY, Bryan (Roderick Bryan), 1930-1966 : BORN IN CAPTIVITY.

BERRY, Bryan (Roderick Bryan), 1930-1966 : BORN IN CAPTIVITY.

London : Hamilton & Co. (Stafford), (1952). First edition : the wrappers issue. The world of 2018 - "So much can be accomplished by merely pressing a button that the sole ambition of man is to invent a machine that will press that button for him" - androids and the war to end all wars.
Crown 8vo (19cm). 192pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers - a dramatic design by George Ratcliffe; lightly rubbed; slightly creased; a few spots; staples rusting; price pencilled on upper wrapper, but overall a very good copy. Illegible ownership inscription. Just a single copy (Liverpool) located in the major UK libraries.

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BERRY, Bryan (Roderick Bryan), 1930-1966 : FROM WHAT FAR STAR?

BERRY, Bryan (Roderick Bryan), 1930-1966 : FROM WHAT FAR STAR?

London : Panther Books - Hamilton & Co. (Stafford), (1953). First edition : the wrappers issue. Security officer becomes suspicious of a physicist at the Spaceship Development Centre - "something had walked through walls all right - but certainly not a man". Panther Book 40.
Crown 8vo (19cm). 143,[i]pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers in a design by Gordon C. Davies; short splits at head and tail; short tear to upper wrapper; some marking and creasing; staples rusting, but a reasonable copy. No copy located in any of the major UK libraries.

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BERRY, Bryan (Roderick Bryan), 1930-1966 : THE VENOM-SEEKERS.

BERRY, Bryan (Roderick Bryan), 1930-1966 : THE VENOM-SEEKERS.

London : Panther Books - Hamilton & Co. (Stafford), (1953). First edition : the wrappers issue. In a low dive on Venus, the very beautiful Miss Banner is looking for a spaceman to pilot an off-the-record spaceship to Beta Centaurus. Chandleresque sci-fi. Panther Book 57.
Crown 8vo (19cm). 160pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers in a design by George Ratcliffe; large (4cm) chip at foot; some creasing and wear; staples rusting; a reasonable copy. Just a single copy (Liverpool) located in the major UK libraries.

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"GARNER, Rolf" - [BERRY, Bryan (Roderick Bryan), 1930-1966] : THE INDESTRUCTIBLE.

London : Panther Books - Hamilton & Co. (Stafford), (1954). First edition. The final portion of the Resurgent Dust trilogy - the first spaceship to be built on Venus since the Golden Age - Lord Kennet of Gryllaar leads the dangerous expedition back to the Mother Earth of his forebears. Panther Book 104.
Crown 8vo (19cm). (159),[i]pp. Original pictorial wrappers in a design by John Richards; chips at head, foot, and to upper and lower wrappers; a few marks and creases; a serviceable copy. Just two copies (Bodleian and Liverpool) located in the major UK libraries.

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