DREADFUL SANCTUARY. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1951. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 350 numbered copies signed by Russell, this is number 84, inscribed to Edward Flower. "A thriller in which a conspiratorial group tries to impede progress towards space travel. Although Russell was British he adopted a pseudo-American style which proved very popular." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 108. First published as a three-part serial in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, June-August 1948. Just a hint of tanning to endpapers, a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#153653).
First edition so stated on copyright page.