By Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest (ed)
New York   Harcourt Brace and Company
8" by 6" 320pp.
The first US edition of this collection of science fiction writings.
By Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest (ed)

1965 Spectrum IV A Science Fiction Anthology

New York   Harcourt Brace and Company
8" by 6" 320pp.
The first US edition of this collection of science fiction writings.
£60.00
: 0.75kgs / : 588K15

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First Edition, With Dustwrapper

Stated first American edition on the edition page. Spectrum IV is the fourth in a five volume series of anthologies, each including a variety of works from man different noted science fiction authors. Authors featured to this work are C M Kornbluth, Christopher Anvil, John Brunner, John Jakes, Howard Fast, Anthony Boucher, Allan Danzig, John Wyndham, Cordwainer Smith, Ron Goulart, Fritz Leiber, Damon Knight, Hal Clement and Wayland Young. The work is edited by Kingsley Amis and Robert Conquest. Amis was an English novelist, poet, critic and teacher. Amis's first novel Lucky Jim was an immediate success and marked the beginning of a long career in writing. He wrote more than 40 books, including 20 novels and many volumes of poetry. In 2008, The Times ranked Amis 13th on their list of the top fifty greatest British writers since 1945.

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In a grey cloth binding in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally in excellent condition, with just some bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Personal bookplate to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is in excellent condition, with some bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Spine of the wrap is sunned. Internally firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Tidemark to the fore-edge not affecting the text.

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