By Various
New York   Crown Publishers
8.5" by 5.5" [5], vi-xxviii, [2], 3-785pp
The first edition of this sci-fi story anthology, containing the works of H. G. Wells, Edgar Allen, Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Isaac Asimov.
By Various

1946 The Best of Science Fiction

New York   Crown Publishers
8.5" by 5.5" [5], vi-xxviii, [2], 3-785pp
The first edition of this sci-fi story anthology, containing the works of H. G. Wells, Edgar Allen, Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Isaac Asimov.
Special Price £92.00 Regular Price £115.00
: 1.5kgs / : 763P5

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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work.

In the original unclipped dustwrapper.

A short story anthology containing popular pieces of science fiction, including 'The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes' by H. G. Wells, 'A Tale of the Ragged Mountains' by Edgar Allen Poe, 'The Great Keinplatz Experiment' by Arthur Conan Doyle, 'Blowups Happen' by Robert Heinlein, 'Blind Alley' by Isaac Asimov, and more.

Edited with an introduction by Groff Conklin.

Preface by the editor of 'Astounding Science-Fiction', John W. Campbell Junior.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, near fine, with a little bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Marks to the endpapers. Dustwrapper is edgeworn with some chips and closed tears. Minor marks to the wraps. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Near Fine

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