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1 8846Heinlein, Robert A. Farmer In The Sky
Dell NY 1968 Reprint; Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good Illustrated by Lehr, Paul 
221 pages; Very Good condition. Light reading creases. Store stamp on inside cover. Solid, otherwise clean. The great adventure on Ganymede, with its prospect of hope for the future, had now become a tragedy. In one great, thunderous roar, nearly half the population had been wiped out... 
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2 4910Heinlein, Robert A. FRIDAY
Henry Holt & Co. NY 1982 003061516x / 9780030615160 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Richard M. Powers 
344 pages; Very Good/Very Good. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Light shelf rub at spine tips. Ever-so-slight lean. Front fly-leaf removed. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, pages are clean. Beautiful Wrap around Art Dust Jacket has light rubbing at spine edge, spine tips, and corner tips. A Solid, clean book. Friday is her name... She is as thoroughly resourceful as she is strikingly beautiful. She is one of the best interplanetary agents in the business. And she is an Artificial Person... the ultimate glory of genetic engineering... 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 16590Heinlein, Robert A. Friday
Ballantine NY 1983 034530988X / 9780345309884 1st Ballantine Edition; First Printing Paperback Good Illustrated by Whelan, Michael 
357 pages; Good condition. Reading creases. A solid book but there is foxing on the outside page edges. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump to edges. Outside page edges age tanned. Writing on first ad page. Solid, otherwise clean. Friday is a superbeing. Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world of chaotic ferocity and intrigue, she can think better, fight better and make love better than any of the normal people around her. 
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4 20404Heinlein, Robert A; Heinlein, Virginia (Ed) Grumbles From The Grave
Del Rey / Ballantine Books NY 1990 0345362462 / 9780345362469 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
281 pages; Fine/Fine. Bright gilt spine lettering. A beautiful as new copy. Fine DJ in protective sleeve. "These letters furnish an insight into Heinlein the man and Heinlein the generally acclaimed leading writer of speculative fiction. They also reveal why some things got put into, and many things got eft out of, the final form of his works. To the millions who have read the works of Robert A. Heinlein, this book should be indispensable - and irresistible." (from the jacket) 
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5 19530Heinlein, Robert A Methuselah's Children
Signet NY 1958 045146382X / 9780451463821 Tenth Printing Paperback Near Fine 
160 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Un-read tight. Members of the Families were ordinary human beings, no different from neighboring Smiths or Browns, except for one disturbing trait: They were extraordinarily long-lived. A provocative and suspense charged novel from the master of space-age fiction, Robert A. Heinlein. 
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6 20496Heinlein, Robert A. Stranger in a Strange Land
G.P. Putnam's Sons NY 1961 039910772x / 9780399107726 Sixth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
408 pages; Near Fine/Very Good. Book has no real faults just not as sharp as Fine. Dust jacket has a bit of shelf rub at head and tail of spine with tiny chips at tail. White back panel lightly age tanned. Price clipped with price sticker on front panel - under protective sleeve. "Valentine Michael Smith is a man raised by Martians. Sent to Earth, he must learn what it is to be human. But his beliefs and his powers far exceed the limits of man, and his arrival leads to a transformation that will alter Earth’s inhabitants forever..." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 19526Heinlein, Robert A. The Menace From Earth
Signet NY 1962 Fourth Printing Paperback Very Good 
189 pages; Very Good condition. Light shelf wear. Age tanned. Reading creases. Solid, clean. Startling Science Fiction. Cover art work by Gene Szafran. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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8 535Heinlein, Robert A. The Number Of The Beast
Fawcett Columbine NY 1980 0449900193 / 9780449900192 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
511 pages; Very Good Plus condition. First Fawcett Edition - Full number sequence. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at spine edges. Beautiful wrap-around art work by Richard Powers. An excellent gift! When four very sensual geniuses suddenly find themselves the target of alien hostilities they are forced to flee their universe. And their adventures ravish the imagination with unparalleled excitement... Trade Paperback. 
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9 7051Heinlein, Robert A. The Puppet Masters
Ballantine NY 1990 0345330145 / 9780345330147 Ninth Printing Paperback Very Good 
340 pages; Very Good condition. Very shallow reading creases. Solid, clean. A fine science fiction & fantasy book, now made into a motion picture with Donald Sutherland. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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10 19512Heinlein, Robert A. The Rolling Stones
Ace NY 1952 Paperback Very Good 
253 pages; Very Good condition. Very shallow reading creases. Soft bump at top front corner. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. This is one of the best science fiction books ever written for teen-agers. You'll enjoy reading it yourself - Chicago Tribune. 
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11 854Heinlein, Robert A. To Sail Beyond The Sunset
Putnam NY 1987 0399132678 / 9780399132674 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Boris Vallejo 
416 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. First Edition with Full Number Sequence. Bright gilt lettering. Tiny bit of shelf rub at bottom spine tip. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny chips at top corner tips and spine tips. In protective sleeve. A bright, beautiful, tight copy. Fantastic Art work by Boris. Heinlein has written this novel that is the culmination of his life's work, tying together themes and characters from previous stories as no book has done before. Great Reading! 
Price: 23.00 USD
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12 6065Heinlein, Robert A. To Sail Beyond The Sunset
Ace Books NY 1988 0441748600 / 9780441748600 First Printing Paperback Good Illustrated by Boris 
434 pages; Good condition. Reading creases. Book store stamp inside front cover. Just a bit of wear at edges. Solid, clean. Fantastic art work! 
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13 19531Heinlein, Robert A. To Sail Beyond the Sunset
Ace NY 1988 0441748600 / 9780441748600 Paperback Very Good 
434 pages; Very Good condition. Reading creases - not too deep. Bumps at the edges of the covers. Solid, clean. Reprint - 1st printing of this 1988 ACE publication. A family reunion for Heinlein's characters... a well attended gathering, with dozens of characters from such works as Stranger in a Stranger Land, The Man Who Sold the Moon, The Number of the Beast and others - Houston Post. 
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14 8827Heinlein, Robert A. Tomorrow, The Stars, A Science Fiction Anthology; Methuselah's Children; The Man Who Sold The Moon (3 Books)
Signet NY Paperback Fair 
THREE books by Heinlein. Fair condition. Deep reading creases. Read and reread. Shelf wear at edges. First 6 pages of TOMORROW, THE STARS are lightly stained, do not interfere with text; 1953, 207 pages, 1st print. Solid, otherwise clean. METHUSELAH'S CHILDREN has reading creases and light shelf wear at edges; 1962, 160 pages, 2nd printing. THE MAN WHO SOLD THE MOON has reading creases and shelf wear at edges. Tiny stain in margin of first several pages. 1963, 159 pages, 3rd printing. Great Reading! 
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