GRUMBLES FROM THE GRAVE. New York: Ballantine Books, [January 1990, i.e. November 1989]. Octavo, pp. [i-viii] ix-xviii, [1-2] 3-281 [282-283] [284-286: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], illustrations, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A selection of letters written by Heinlein between 1939 and 1972, mainly to his editors (including John W. Campbell) and his long-time agent Lurton Blassingame. Appendixes include "Cuts in Red Planet" and "'Postlude' to Podkayne of Mars–Original Version." Edited, with "A Short Biography of Robert A. Heinlein" and other material, by Virginia Heinlein. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#72206).