Putnam, 1964, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition
HEINLEIN, ROBERT A. Orphans of the Sky, New York: Putnam's, 1964. Octavo, first American edition (London edition appeared in 1963), pp. 187, blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine, green spaceship on front, top edge tinted yellow. Based on two novellas that first appeared in Astounding Science Fiction in 1941. See Anatomy of Wonder II-513: "This was one of the first serious treatments of the less-than-light-speed multigenerational starship whose actual origin and destination have become lost in legend." Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at edges, boards sun-faded at edges, overall very good. This is the first USA edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; United States; 1960s; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52739.