ISLANDS OF SPACE. John W. Campbell, Jr.

ISLANDS OF SPACE. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, [1956]. Octavo, cloth. First edition, first binding of blue cloth with spine panel stamped in gold. Signed by Campbell on the title page. A space opera featuring Arcot, Morey and Wade and their starship, the Ancient Mariner. The novel first appeared in AMAZING STORIES QUARTERLY, Spring 1931. Three stories featuring Arcot, Morey and Wade, collected as THE BLACK STAR PASSES, preceded this novel, and it was followed by another novel, INVADERS FROM THE INFINITE, the final chronicle of their interstellar adventures. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years 189. See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-210. Early private owner's signature at top edge front free endpaper. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Copies of the trade issue of this book are rarely found inscribed or signed by Campbell. (#112261).

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