New York: Space Publications, Inc., 1952. First Edition. Pictorial wrappers. Item #15630
The set includes eight issues from May 1952 to September 1953. Pages are age-toned, most issues show very mild wear to spine ends and/or covers. Some of the highlights of the run are the novelettes Second Variety (1954 Hugo Award nominee), The Variable Man by Philip K. Dick, and The God in the Bowl by Robert E. Howard. Also included are stories by Isaac Asimov, Poul Anderson, Lester del Rey, Cyril Kornbluth, H. Beam Piper, Algis Budrys and many others. Cover art and illustrations by Ed Emshwiller, Frank Kelly Freas, Paul Orban, Alex Ebel, H. R. Van Dongen and others. Overall a nice set in much better condition than usually found. ; Octavo.