(#88972) JOHN CARSTAIRS SPACE DETECTIVE. Frank Belknap Long.

JOHN CARSTAIRS SPACE DETECTIVE. New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., [1949]. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Brief signed inscription by Long to an early SF fan on front free endpaper. The author's second book of fiction and first novel. A fix-up novel of stories first published in the pulps featuring John Carstairs, an interstellar botanical detective. Moskowitz, Strange Horizons, p. 156. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with shelf wear at spine ends and corners and internal tape mends at spine ends and lower front corner tip. (#88972).

Price: $85.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"FIRST PRINTING SEPTEMBER 1949" on copyright page.