THE VORTEX BLASTER. Edward Smith.

THE VORTEX BLASTER. Reading, Pa. Fantasy Press, 1960. Octavo, cloth. First edition, limited issue. 341 copies printed. According to publisher Lloyd Arthur Eshbach, these copies were "run immediately after Gnome Press edition ... on better book paper." Not part of the Lensman series, but set in the same universe, with several Lensmen as characters. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with just a bit of the nearly inevitable age-darkening to spine panel. A sharp copy. A postcard from Smith's daughter Verna to legendary SF collector "Doc" Barrett regarding her father's hospitalization in June 1964 is laid in. (#162247).

Price: $350.00

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First edition so stated on copyright page.