ORPHANS OF THE SKY. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1963. Octavo, boards. First edition. Preceded the 1964 Putnam edition. Part of Heinlein's "future history" series, first published as a two-part serial in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION in 1941 as "Universe" and "Common Sense." Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-513. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1653-64. Neatly written gift inscription dated May 1963 on front free endpaper. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with touch of wear at spine ends and corner tips and a bit of tanning, mostly to spine panel. An attractive copy. (#150337).
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