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JONES, Raymond F.

This Island Earth.

Published: Chicago: Shasta Publishers, [1952]

Stock code: 82257

Price: £1,500

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First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to the publisher on the front free endpaper, “To Erle Korshak with thanks for help in seeing the story become a book – Raymond Jones”. This Island Earth was first published serially in Thrilling Wonder Stories Magazine, and in 1955 was made into a critically acclaimed film. In addition to the original dust jacket, this copy also includes the dust jacket for the film tie-in version.

Octavo. Original green cloth backed boards patterned in blue and green, titles to spine in silver and yellow, green top-stain. With the dust jacket. Two small spots to upper board, faint partial toning of endpapers. An excellent copy in the dust jacket with only minor toning to the spine panel.

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