THE STARS ARE OURS! Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Norton's thirteenth book and third science fiction novel. After a nuclear war Earth is a police state ruled by the dictator Renzi his brutal henchmen, the Peacemen. Most of Earth's scientists are enslaved, but a small group of Free Scientists hide out underground. In 2500 they escape to a planet in another solar system where they are menaced by snakelike dragons and make friends with an indigenous race of amphibious beings. "Well plotted, filled with incident, and skillfully written." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-819. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with tiny closed tears at top and bottom edges of rear spine fold. Jacket art by Virgil Finlay. A sharp copy of this book. (#150161).
First edition so stated on copyright page