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“DEEGAN, Jon J.” – [SHARP, Robert George, 1902-1967] : AMATEURS IN ALCHEMY.

“DEEGAN, Jon J.” – [SHARP, Robert George, 1902-1967] : AMATEURS IN ALCHEMY.

London : Panther Books – Hamilton & Co. (Stafford), (1952). First edition. Alien planet in revolt at the threat from human civilization – in Deegan’s “Old Growler” series, a rather attractive British precursor of “Star Trek”.
Crown 8vo (19cm). 128pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers – a design by Gordon C. Davies; light wear and bruising; vertical crease to wrappers; text lightly tanned, but a good copy. Just a single copy (Bodleian) located in the major UK libraries.

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“GRUEN, Von”  – [HOLLOWAY, Brian] : THE MORTALS OF RENI.

“GRUEN, Von” – [HOLLOWAY, Brian] : THE MORTALS OF RENI.

London : Curtis Warren, (1953). First edition : the wrappers issue. The long-established Earth colony on the planet Reni has to be evacuated when its sun fails, abandoning the gentle and trusting Renians to their fate – but some Earth mortals decline to leave.
Crown 8vo (19cm). 159,[i]pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers – an unsigned but typical design by Gordon C. Davies; some wear, creasing and mild discolouration; staples rusted, but a good and serviceable copy. Just a single copy (Liverpool) located in major UK libraries.

£20

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“LE PAGE, Rand” – [BIRD, William Henry Fleming, 1896-1971] : WAR OF ARGOS.

“LE PAGE, Rand” – [BIRD, William Henry Fleming, 1896-1971] : WAR OF ARGOS.

London : Curtis Warren, (1952). First edition. “A story by the modern French master of Science Fiction” runs the strapline, although the eight or so “Rand le Page” titles produced by Curtis Warren all appear to have been written by British authors, in this instance by William Bird. The planet Argos has been under the Earth’s control for centuries, but now there is an uprising fuelled by telepathy.
Crown 8vo (19cm). 127,[i]pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers – an unsigned design attributed to Gordon C. Davies; wrappers slightly chipped at head; a little worn and creased; staples rusted, but a good and serviceable copy. Just a single copy (Liverpool) located in the major UK libraries.

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“ROMILUS, Arn” – [HUGHES, Denis Talbot, 1917-2008] : BRAIN PALAEO.

“ROMILUS, Arn” – [HUGHES, Denis Talbot, 1917-2008] : BRAIN PALAEO.

London : Curtis Warren, (1953). First edition. Telepathy developed, but a time-space gap opens up and an evil half-brain, half-robot, life form is listening in.
Crown 8vo (19cm). 159,[i]pp. Original pictorial stapled wrappers – a design attributed to Gordon C. Davies; short split at head; some rubbing and creasing; staples rusted, but a reasonable copy. Bookseller stamp of McGills, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, on title-page. No copy located in any major UK library.

£25

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