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Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Penguin (1963)

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From: Allyouneedisbooks Ltd (Westbury, WILTS, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Penguin, 1963. 1975. Book Condition: vg+. 1st Penguin 1975 1963 edition 1st printing paperback, vg+ In stock shipped from our UK warehouse. Bookseller Inventory # 26882

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Stapledon, Olaf; foreword by Gregory Benford; afterword by Doris Lessing

Published by TAB Books, Los Angeles (1988)

ISBN 10: 0874774713 ISBN 13: 9780874774719

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Item Description: TAB Books, Los Angeles, 1988. 1st edition, 1st printing.. An extraordinay vision of human relativity to the cosmos. Nice bright crisp copy of PB 1st. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 313 pp. Fine unmarked, no spine creases Trade Paperback in color illus wraps. Bookseller Inventory # 24659

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Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Penguin Books (1937)

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Item Description: Penguin Books, 1937. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 1937 Penguin paperback 1st Edition 2nd impression. Very good clean tight binding with classic blue Pelican cover. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-9518460991

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Last and First Men: Stapledon, Olaf

Stapledon, Olaf

Published by London: Penguin Pelican Books # A3 3rd Printing February (1938)

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Item Description: London: Penguin Pelican Books # A3 3rd Printing February, 1938. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine to Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. .. ----------vintage paperback, with DUST JACKET. The book has been very well protected by the dust jacket, has only a faint reading crease, original bookseller stamp inside (Lasker Booksellers, Winnipeg, Canada), very modest shelfwear, and is near fine to fine. The dust jacket is NOT price-clipped (6d original price), has very small tears at the fore-edge corners, modest edgewear, and is near fine. Bookseller Inventory # 012087

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The First and Last Men: Olaf Stapledon

Olaf Stapledon

Published by Penguin (1937)

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Item Description: Penguin, 1937. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Olaf Stapledon’s The First and Last Men; a story of the near and far future. Pelican paperback published by Penguin. 1937 1st edition, 2nd impression. This copy even has its original jacket, which is unclipped and now protected by removable archival film. Covers underneath are beautifully crisp and bright. Book shows no spine creasing or inscriptions. Feels unread. Tanned pages. A remarkable copy for its 80 years! RARE in this condition. Cheapest jacketed copy online. International shipping will be £8.5. Bookseller Inventory # 845

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Last and First Men: Stapledon, Olaf

Stapledon, Olaf

Published by The Science Fiction Book Club, London. (1953)

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Item Description: The Science Fiction Book Club, London., 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. No 1. Vol 3. July/Aug 1953. Thus Book has foxing to the jacket, prelims and fore edges. Pen name and date to ffep. Rare Science fiction News broadsheet laid in announcing the next title. Dulled down spine on jacket. We currently hold in stock most of the first second and third collections from the Science Fiction Book Club and are more than happy to negotiate discounts for bulk purchases from this collection. Bookseller Inventory # 018433

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Stapledon W. Olaf

Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd. (1930)

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Item Description: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. No jacket. Navy cloth covers with gilt titles to spine. Bookplate of Hugh Macdonald Sinclair. Small marks to covers. Slight bumping to corners. 355pp. Bookseller Inventory # 020077

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Stapledon, W. Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York, 1931. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. First printing. Good, tan cloth and ffep are a little grubby, small (1/2") hole in ffep, small return address label at top of ffep. Jacket has small chips at corner tips and spine foot, and another bottom front, 3/4" chip at spine head, which removes the "Last" in title, and two small chips top front which affect the n in "and", unclipped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 18695

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Stapledon, W. Olaf (William Olaf)

Published by Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York, 1931. Hardcover. First American edition. 371pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Tan cloth over boards with a brown ink stamped title on the spine. Currey "B" binding. Very good. The spine ends and corners of the covers are a bit dinged. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Clareson 718 (The earlier UK edition). Reginald 13553 (UK edition). With a new foreword. The first book by Stapledon, and a future history science fiction novel, praised by such writers as Arthur C. Clarke. The novel takes place two billion years into the future. Bookseller Inventory # 39162

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Last and First Men: Stapledon, Olaf

Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1931. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. book is very good with text block tight. Currey B binding. jacket has chips at the corners and paper missing from top and bottom of spine but not impacting lettering. small piece missing from front fold . jacket is not price clipped. jacket shows wear and darkening. tape reinforcement along interior of top and bottom of jacket. more photos available. Bookseller Inventory # 000549

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Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape, NY (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, NY, 1931. hardcover. First Edition. Near fine in a good+ Dust Jacket missing some shallow chips (and with a small, faint "50" penned to front panel). Second binding in tan cloth, unclipped jacket by Arthur Hawkins. The author's first book, "a socialogical romance" that imaginatively charts the history of humanity through the "Last Men." A Bleiler title. Bookseller Inventory # 137470

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Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931. First Edition. LAST AND FIRST MEN, Cape & Smith, 1931, first American edition, some light dust soil, but a tight vg copy in an attractive Arthur Hawkins art deco dust-wrapper with some wear and tear and chipping, mostly to the dust-wrapper spine extremities and upper margins. A wonderful book taking the reader through 2,000,000,000 years beyond today and the subsequent 18 different species of man. Bookseller Inventory # 08706

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STAPLEDON, OLAF

Published by NEW YORK NY JONATHAN CAPE/HARRISON SMITH PUB 1931. (1931)

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Item Description: NEW YORK NY JONATHAN CAPE/HARRISON SMITH PUB 1931., 1931. NF/VG. CURREY'S 3RD ISSUE IN PURPLE CLOTH WITH "PETER SMITH" ON THE SPINE IN GILT AND SCARCE THUS D.J. HAS A 3/4" SQUARE PIECE MISSING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SPINE THAT PARTIALLY AFFECTS THE PUBLISHER'S NAME AND A 3/4" TRIANGULAR CHIP AT THE BASE OF THE FRONT PANEL AT THE SPINE EDGE THAT PARTIALLY AFFECTS THE "W" IN THE LOW-SET AUTHOR'S NAME, SHALLOW CHIPPING AT THE TOP OF THE SPINE PARTIALLY AFFECTING "LAST" IN THE HIGH-SET TITLE, A 1/4" SHALLOW CHIP AT THE TOP OF THE REAR PANEL, LIGHTLY TANNED REAR PANEL, AND SUNNED SPINE PANEL. A BETTER THAN AVERAGE COPY FROM THE LIBRARY OF DONALD A. WOLLHEIM, WHOSE NAME IS STAMPED ON THE REAR FREE ENDPAPER. DESPITE FLAWS AN ATTRACTIVE COPY. FIRST EDITION. Binding is HARDCOVER. Bookseller Inventory # 007037

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Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931. First Edition. LAST AND FIRST MEN, Cape & Smith, 1931, first American edition, some foxing to the t.p.e.'s, else a tight vg+ or better copy in a vg Arthur Hawkins art deco dust-wrapper with some light wear and tear, tanning and shallow chipping, the latter to the head of the dust-wrapper spine. A wonderful book taking the reader through 2,000,000,000 years beyond today and the subsequent 18 different species of man. Bookseller Inventory # 08705

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Olaf Stapledon

Published by Methuen & Co, London (1930)

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From: The King of Hay Bookshop (Hay-On-Wye, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Methuen & Co, London, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good to Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No. 1st. 1st edition, 1930, Methuen & Co. No jacket, flawless gilt on spine, very slight wear to ends of spine, negligible curvature of boards towards fore-edge, inside front cover bears name and date ("John D. XXXXXXXXX 1-11-30"- last name in illegible handwriting), minor browning adjacent to spine on front free endpaper, minor foxing inside to first 20 pages, more foxing to page block, slight short crease centre of fore edge of front free endpaper from use, includes Methuen's catalogue (8 pages) at rear, final leaf states 630 having been printed June 1930, tight book in great shape for age. Bookseller Inventory # MPS199

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STAPLEDON, W. Olaf.

Published by London: Methuen & Co., [1930]. (1930)

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Item Description: London: Methuen & Co., [1930]., 1930. 8vo. pp. xi, 355. cloth (edges rubbed with some fraying, previous owner’s signature on front free endpaper). First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # aly2415

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W. Olaf Stapledon

Published by Jonathan Cape, New York (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape, New York, 1931. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Edition. Near Fine, push to spine endsin VG-, chipping edgewear, tape in archival protection. Bookseller Inventory # 004777

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Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Methuen & Co Ltd: London (1930)

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Item Description: Methuen & Co Ltd: London, 1930. Hardcover. First edition (& 1st printing).. Classic sf novel. ''First published in 1930'' on copyright page. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xi [xii] 1-355 [356: printer's imprint] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated ''930'' at bottom of page 8 inserted at rear, original dark blue cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. Page edges browning, a VG+ copy (+ mint facsimile dustjacket). Bookseller Inventory # 38952

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Last and First Men : A Story: Stapledon, W. Olaf

Stapledon, W. Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York, 1931. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Minus. First Edition. States First Published in America, 1931. Near Fine in the tan cloth "B" binding with black lettering, prior owner name front end page, top stain a bit uneven. In a Very Good Minus Arthur Hawkins, Jr. dust jacket, 1" chips at spine ends and bottom corner front cover, some smaller edge chips. A science fiction classic. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006012

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Stapledon, Olaf Stapleton

Published by Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smi, NY (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smi, NY, 1931. HARDCOVER. Illustrated by Chart Ilust (illustrator). 1st AmericanEd. Good+Cond, spine color bit fade, ink name ep. Bookplate Purple Clothbd; 371pg pages; British Philosopher's Novel.Includes AUTHOR'S Preface to American Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5831

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Stapledon, W. Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1931. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. 1st American Edition. 371 pp; "B" binding. Minor toning, otherwise clean and tight. DJ has some minor edge wear, light toning and chipping on the spine. Rear panel is heavily toned with brown marks and a 1"x1" piece missing from the middle. DJ protected in clear Brodart cover. Bookseller Inventory # 792277

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STAPLEDON, W. Olaf.

Published by London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1930 (1930)

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Item Description: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1930, 1930. Octavo. Original blue cloth, rules to boards in blind, titles to spine gilt. Boards a little marked but a very good copy. First edition, first impression. The true first of one of the great classics of dystopian literature. Bookseller Inventory # 47022

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STAPLEDON, Olaf.

Published by London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1930 (1930)

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Item Description: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1930, 1930. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Spine rolled, cloth rubbed and dulled with some faint marks and bubbling, spotting to edges of text block, partial toning to endpapers, small red spot to rear free endpaper, remnants of tipped-in material or bookplate to rear pastedown. A good copy. First edition, first impression. Bookseller Inventory # 80941

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STAPLEDON, W. Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith New York (1931) (1931)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith New York (1931), 1931. First Edition. Arthur Hawkins Jr. dustjacket art. Bleiler listed fantasy novel and author's first book. "The Anglo French war, the Russo German war following, the lynching of Europe by an infuiated America, the Sino American war, the Americanization of the planet. World states come and go like the leaves of a tree, new civilizations rise up only to vanish; races of artificial men reach up to unimaginable heights and yet perish. The Martians invade us; an atomic explosion brings in its trail a ruined world; the moon is disintegrated; and our distant descendants are forced to seek refuge in Venus." Near Fine in Very Good attractive dustjacket, some scotch tape to verso at edges, tiny chip at lower spine end. Bookseller Inventory # 29192

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Olaf STAPLEDON

Published by Methuen, (1930)

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Item Description: Methuen, 1930. 8vo., First Edition; original blue cloth, gilt back, backstrip pulled and chipped at headband else a very good, clean copy. Above average copy of the original edition of this science fiction classic. Scarce in this condition. Bookseller Inventory # 18569

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Last and First Men: A Story of: Stapledon, W. Olaf

Stapledon, W. Olaf

Published by Methuen, London (1930)

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Item Description: Methuen, London, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. The first issue with the 630 dated advert leaves to the rear indicatiing the June 1930 printing. Original navy blue cloth a little rubbed and gilt titles to the spine slightly dull. Signature of A.E. Slater in pencil on the front free endpaper with some penciled page references to the rear endpaper. Slater was a member of the Council of the British Interplanetary Society which organization hosted the presentation of Stapledon's paper 'Interplanetary Man' on 9th October 1948 at St Martin's School, Charing Cross Road, London. The flyer for this event is neatly tipped on to the front free endpaper. The full text of 'Interplanetary Man' was published in the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society Vol 7, No 6 in November 1948 and is offered, togther with Nos 1 to 5 in the series, in the contemporary Cordex self binding case from which the individual issues with original wrappers intact can be removed if so desired. The lecture programme for the 1947-8 session is tipped on to the front pastedown and the index for all six issues is present at the rear. Contributions by A.C. Clarke, A.V. Cleaver et al. Bookseller Inventory # 005666

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Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, New York, New York, U.S.A. (1931)

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From: Stuart W. Wells III (Norwalk, CT, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1931. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First U.S. Edition. Currey Binding B, tan cloth spine lettered in black, "First Published in America, 1931" stated on copyright page. Bottom 3/4ths of the front and back cover are somewhat darkened when compared to the top quarter. Jacket has a 1/16th inch closed tear along the top edge, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 012037

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STAPLEDON, OLAF

Published by LONDON METHUEN & CO LTD PUB 1930. (1930)

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From: JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS (BURLINGTON, WI, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: LONDON METHUEN & CO LTD PUB 1930., 1930. FINE WITHOUT D.J. DARK BLUE CLOTH COVERED BOARDS WITH GILT TITLES TO THE SPINE WITHOUT CATALOG AT THE END OF TEXT. OTHER THAN A TOUCH OF RUB AT THE SPINE ENDS AND A TRACE OF FOXING TO THE EDGES OF THE TEXT BLOCK AND THE PRELIMINARY PAGES, A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY OF THIS SEMINAL WORK OF SCIENCE FICTION. FIRST EDITION. Binding is HARDCOVER. Bookseller Inventory # 010830

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Stapledon, Olaf

Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd. [1930]., London (1930)

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From: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB (Elizabethtown, NY, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Methuen & Co. Ltd. [1930]., London, 1930. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xi [xii] 1-355 [356: printer's imprint] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "630" at bottom of page 8 inserted at rear, original dark blue cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition, first impression. Variant without publisher's catalogue inserted at rear. 2036 copies printed. The author's first novel, "one of the most remarkable imaginative works in the field of futuristic fiction: an account of human development during the next hundreds of millions of years." - Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 58. "On his own terms, Stapledon is unequaled, and he certainly has been one of the major influences on contemporary science fiction." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1140-43. "LAST AND FIRST MEN and STAR MAKER soar far beyond the accepted limits of science fiction. Stapledon is the great classical example, the cold pitch of perfection as he turns scientific concepts into vast ontological epic prose poems, the ultimate SF writer." - Aldiss, Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction, p. 198. Stapledon's "influence, both direct and indirect, on the development of many concepts which now permeate genre SF is probably second only to that of H. G. Wells." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), pp. 1151-53. Aldiss, Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction, p. 198. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-56; (1981) 2-98; (1987) 2-109; and (1995) 2-119. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2086. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 718. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 58. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), pp. 1151-52. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 151. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 204-05. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 200-03. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1140-43. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 185. Reginald 13553. Satty and Smith A3.1.1. Mild rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, a few light spots and some finger marks to covers, a very good or better copy with bright gold stamping on the spine panel. (#155472). Bookseller Inventory # 155472

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Stapledon, Olaf

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Item Description: Methuen & Co. Ltd. [1930], London, 1930. First edition, first impression. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xi [xii] 1-355 [356: printer's imprint] + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "630" at bottom of page 8 inserted at rear, original dark blue cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. Variant without publisher's catalogue inserted at rear. 2036 copies printed. The author's first novel, "one of the most remarkable imaginative works in the field of futuristic fiction: an account of human development during the next hundreds of millions of years." - Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 58. "On his own terms, Stapledon is unequaled, and he certainly has been one of the major influences on contemporary science fiction." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1140-43. "LAST AND FIRST MEN and STAR MAKER soar far beyond the accepted limits of science fiction. Stapledon is the great classical example, the cold pitch of perfection as he turns scientific concepts into vast ontological epic prose poems, the ultimate SF writer." - Aldiss, Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction, p. 198. Stapledon's "influence, both direct and indirect, on the development of many concepts which now permeate genre SF is probably second only to that of H. G. Wells." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), pp. 1151-53. Aldiss, Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction, p. 198. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-56; (1981) 2-98; (1987) 2-109; and (1995) 2-119. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2086. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 718. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 58. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), pp. 1151-52. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 151. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 204-05. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 200-03. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1140-43. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 185. Reginald 13553. Satty and Smith A3.1.1. Mild rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, a few light spots and some finger marks to covers, a very good to nearly fine copy. Spine gilt quite bright. (18842). Bookseller Inventory # 18842

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