SPACE CADET. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Heinlein's second young adult SF novel. A "careful account of the the training procedure for a raw recruit to the Interplanetary Patrol, culminating in some adventures on the planet Venus. Clearly a fictionalization of the author's own experience as an Annapolis naval cadet in the 1920s." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 336. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with rubbing along jacket folds, mild rubs to spine panel, and some age-darkening to title lettering on the spine panel. (#155348).
First printing has "A" and Scribner seal on copyright page.