PLANETS FOR SALE. Beverly Hills, California: Book Company of America, [1965]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. Book Company of America 13. An old-fashioned space opera featuring Artur Blord, a ruthless business tycoon who is plundering an entire galaxy. A novelization of five of the six stories about Blord by E. Mayne Hull first published in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION in partial collaboration with van Vogt. It is probable that van Vogt is responsible for the novelization. Title page of the 1954 Fell edition credits E. Mayne Hull only. Novel was reissued in 1965 by the Book Company of America of Beverly Hills attributing the work to both authors. See van Vogt, Reflections, pp. 75-6. 12 mm closed tear at lower spine fold, several cover creases, a very good copy. (#94612).

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