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1 Anderson, Poul (& Gordon R. Dickson)Earthman's Burden (inscribed by Gordon Dickson). 13207
Gnome Press: NY. 1957.
First edition (& first binding).
Hardcover.
Collects six Hoka stories including ''The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound,'' a Sherlockian pastiche. First binding of light blue boards with spine panel lettered in dark blue (as noted in Currey). BRIEFLY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY GORDON DICKSON.

Pages browning as usual, endpapers part-toned/browned, a near fine copy in a VG (1st binding state) dustjacket with shallow chipping along the top spine edge.

Price: 75.00 GBP
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2 Anderson, PoulGoing For Infinity: A Literary Journey. 16122
Tor: NY. 2002.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
416 page retrospective, containing sf/fantasy stories and non-fiction pieces.

Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 12.00 GBP
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3 Anderson, PoulOperation Chaos. 12053
Severn House: London 1995.
First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
Fantasy novel: originally published by Putnam in 1971, this first British hardcover edition contains a new, short one-page introduction by the author.

''is set in an alternate world where Mmagic works through the discovery and application of pragmatic laws. The cast (one of whom enters the debate in the Phoenix Tavern) is again populous and colourfully conceived, and includes afreets, various familiars and demons (one of whom is an alternate version of Adolf Hitler); the male protagonist is a werewolf and his female counterpart a virgin witch. Again the war is between Law and Chaos; here, as in A Midsummer Tempest, the ending is not grim'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of Fantasy).


Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).

Price: 10.00 GBP
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4 Anderson, PoulStar Ways. 42979
Avalon Books: NY. 1956.
First edition (& 1st printing).
Hardcover.
SF novel, part of the Psychotechnic League Future History series, the first to be published (but last in the internal chronology of the series).

''the Psychotechnic League stories trace the gradual movement of Man into the solar system and eventually the galaxy itself. There is a good deal of action-debate about automation, the maintenance of freedom in an expanded polity, and so forth. The sequence comprises, by rough internal chronology: The Psychotechnic League (1981), Cold Victory (1982), Starship (1982), The Snows of Ganymede (Winter 1955 Startling 1958), Virgin Planet (1959), and STAR WAYS (1956; vt with new introduction The Peregrine 1978).'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF, 3rd Edition).


Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket wth some reinforcement tape on the verso edges of the dustjacket.

Price: 195.00 GBP
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