Methuselah's Children.Hicksville, NY, Gnome Press,  Stock Code: 82256
NotesFirst edition, first printing, in the first issue binding and dust jacket. The publisher's file copy, inscribed by founder Martin Greenberg on the verso of the front free endpaper, "Gnome Press file copy, Martin Greenberg". The Gnome Press, founded by Greenberg and author David Kyle in 1948, was one of the most important science fiction presses of the 20th century, publishing Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy and other classics for the first time. Methuselah's Children is "an outstanding example" of Heinlein's "important and formative" writing (Bleiler).
Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in red. With the dust jacket.
Contents tanned as often. A superb copy in the bright, fresh dust jacket.
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