Robert Heinlein - The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress - HC/DJ/1st - Putnam

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  • Sold Date: May 12, 2016
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Robert A. Heinlein

The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress

This is your chance to own an extremely rare first edition hardcover/hardback (HC/HB) book written by one of the grand masters of science fiction. It was published by Putnam and was the last of the 4 Hugo Award winners written by Heinlein. It would make a great addition to any sci fi fan's collection. This book is the true first edition of this classic Heinlein story about a revolt on a prison colony on the moon. The book is bound in red cloth covered boards with intact gold writing on the spine. The front board has Heinlein's initials in gold. It is identified as first edition by the Library of Congress Card Catalog number and the lack of statement of impression on the copyright page as is true for all Putnam books of this era. It is tight and square with very slight bumping to the corners. There is a small chip to the edge of the rear board and some slight foxing to the inside of the front and rear boards. There is the slightest of fading to the color on the edge of the front and rear boards (the flash on the photo makes it look significantly more pronounced than it actually is). The book is NOT exlibrary and has no marking or stamping that I can see. Overall, I would rate this book as VG. The dustjacket (DJ/dj) has some paper loss to the top of the spine and some wear
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