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CONDITION GOOD, CHIPS & CREASES ON DUST JACKET.

AUTHOR:  EDWARD E SMITH


CATEGORY SCIENCE FICTION

PUBLISHER  FANTASY PRESS 1ST EDIITON. 1947 SIGNED BY AUTHOR TO NORMANSYRUS. 2008 COPIES PRODUCED.

FANTASY PRESS

AN AMERICAN PUBLISHING HOUSE SPECIALISING IN FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION TITLES.  ESTABLISHED IN 1946 BY LLOYD ARTHUR ESHBACH, IT WAS MOST NOTABLE FOR PUBLISHING THE WORKS OF AUTHORS SUCH AS ROBERT A HEINLEIN AND EE SMITH .

FANTASY PRESS CONTINUED UNTIL 1955, BUT DUE TO THE GLUT OF SCIENCE FICTION BOOKS AND MAGAZINES ON THE MARKET PRODUCED BY MAINSTREAM PUBLISHERS ESHBACH DECIDED IT WAS TIME TO QUIT. 


SYNOPSIS 

THE FIRST BOOK PUBLISHED BY FANTASY PRESS.

THIS STORY WAS THE FIRST TO USE THE TERM "TRACTOR BEAM".  THE IPC SPACELINER "IPV ARCTURUS", TAKES OFF ON A ROUTINE FLIGHT TO MARS.  BRILLIANT PHYSICIST DR PERCIVAL STEVENS IS ABOARD TO VALIDATE THE WORK OF THE SHIPS PILOTS IN RESPONSE TO REPORTS BY CHECK STATIONS OF ERRORS IN THE SHIPS FLIGHT POSITIONS.  TO HIS RELIEF, HE CONFIRMS THAT THE PILOTS ARE RIGHT AND IT WAS THE CHECK STATIONS THAT WERE OUT OF POSITION, NOT THE SHIPS. 

Specifications

Condition
Used
Weight
0.5kg

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FANTASY PRESS :SPACEHOUNDS OF I P C BY EDWARD E SMITH PHD, SIGNED, HARDBACK

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