THE SPACE PIRATE. John Holbrook Vance, "Jack Vance."

THE SPACE PIRATE. [New York]: A Toby Press Book, [1953]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-128, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Toby Press [no. 2]. The author's second book. Space Opera set in the future in which Paddy Blackthorn, an "Earther," set out to steal the secret of the interstellar space drive from The Sons Of Langtry, genetically altered descendants of the drive's inventor. "A simple quest story centered around five gold rings or bracelets owned by the rulers of the Galaxy." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction (), p. 138. Reprints are titled THE FIVE GOLD BANDS. Reginald 14465. Tiny chips from spine ends, a bright, very good or better, unread copy. (#142254).

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