COSMIC ENGINEERS. Clifford Simak.

COSMIC ENGINEERS. New York: Gnome Press, Publishers, [1950]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Probable first binding of blue cloth lettered in yellow. The author's first novel and first hardcover book. An expansion of a three-part serial first published in ASTOUNDING in 1939. A space opera in the tradition of E. E. Smith and Edmond Hamilton. The cosmic engineers are three billion year old evolved humanoid robots whose ancestors were created by an ancient vanished race. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-50. In 333. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips, some rubbing along folds, and a bit of soiling to rear panel. (#141388).

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