THE STAR CONQUERORS. Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. The Terran Confederation, at war with the Masters, a mysterious alien race that rules the Milky Way galaxy, fights for its existence, perhaps against the Others, an ancient enemy that destroyed Terran civilization more than a million years earlier. The author's first book. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. One of the most elusive titles in the series. Some rubbing to cloth along top and bottom edges, else a fine copy in nearly fine first printing dust jacket with $2.50 price printed on front flap, with rubbing at spine ends and corner tips, mild dust soiling to rear panel, and three tiny internal tape mends. A nice copy. Jacket art by Mel Hunter. (#163488).
First edition so stated on copyright page.