(#163487) FIVE AGAINST VENUS. Philip Latham, Robert Shirley Richardson.

FIVE AGAINST VENUS. Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, [1952]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A Robinsonade in which an "average American family" on their way to the Moon is stranded on Venus, an unpleasant, unexplored planet with a hostile environment including bat people and flesh eating plants. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 5-54. Mild tanning along inner hinges, text block tanned, else a fine copy in very good first printing dust jacket (four titles listed on rear panel) with wear along top and bottom edges and soiling to rear panel. Jacket illustration by Virgil Finlay. (#163487).

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