STARMAN JONES. Robert A. Heinlein.

STARMAN JONES. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1953]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "An orphaned youth on an overcrowded future Earth longs to go into space. He manages to gain a berth aboard a starship which goes astray and winds up in an unknown region. Luckily, the hero's mathematical ability enables him to calculate the route home through hyperspace. A gripping 'juvenile' in this author's best vein." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 349. "Striking are the detailed, convincing pictures of spaceship operational procedures and the suspense whenever the ship must pass through an anomaly."- Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-516. Sticker affixed to front free endpaper, a near fine copy in very good plus first printing dust jacket (priced $2.50 on the front flap) with light rubbing to edges, mild age-darkening to white lettering of spine panel, and clipped price. (#128032).

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First printing has "A" and Scribner seal on copyright page.