EMPIRE OF CHAOS. London: Panther Books are Printed in Great Britain and Published by Hamilton & Co. (Stafford), Ltd., . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Published simultaneously in paperback, as Panther Books 69, and in cloth, this being one of the latter. Following an interstellar war between Earth and the Gathian Empire, the habitable planets in the various solar systems in the Galaxy had been arbitrarily allotted either to Earth or Garth on the establishment of peace. However, The League of Freedom, a rogue organization of privateers set up to free populations enslaved by the Empire of Garth, operates with the tact approval of Earth's government, provided the people being freed are under Garth rule. A "pirate story set in outer space, moderately entertaining." - Harbottle and Holland. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 91. Reginald 02139. Harbottle and Holland A25. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, text paper tanned, a nearly fine copy in a bright, very good dust jacket with rubbing at edges, 23 mm closed tear at top edge of front panel, and clipped price. (#148546).
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