Fantasy Press, 1961, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First
CAMPBELL, JOHN W. Jr. The Black Star Passes, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1953. Octavo, first edition, pp. 254, purple cloth boards with gilt lettering and rules on spine. Anatomy of Wonder, fifth ed., II-210: "Campbell's first venture into the nascent subgenre of space opera, juxtaposing hectic action sequences with long lectures on theoretical physics ... supplied the raw materials of hard SF." Condition of this book: Very good, small waterstain to endpages, rear jacket panel and rear board. Jacket chipped at spine ends, rear panel darkened. 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; 1950s; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52815.