THE LOST PLANET. Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. A clandestine band of humans work behind the scenes to prevent a war between Earth and the octopus-like inhabitants of Poseida. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. A near fine copy with an irregular penny-sized area of insect nibbling near top of rear pastedown, in bright, very good first printing dust jacket (29 titles listed on rear panel) with light edge wear, largely at head of spine panel and several corner tips, several stains to rear panel, 27 mm closed tear at top edge of rear flap, and clipped price. Jacket illustration by Alex Schomburg. (#100035).
First edition so stated on copyright page.