NORTON,ANDRE** (pseudonym Mary Alice Norton):: Victory on Janus

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NORTON,ANDRE** (pseudonym Mary Alice Norton): : Victory on Janus

LONDON.GOLLANCZ,1967.

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UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,1st edn.[The true 1st edn is New York: Harcourt,Brace & World,Inc., (1966).]This book/title is the sequel to 'Judgment on Janus' (1963).] VG++/VG+.No owner inscrptn, no price-clip (16/-) to protected dw/dj.Green+black pictorial artwork by Alan Breese,illustrated upper panel+spine/backstrip of dw/dj,with white lettering; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners.Clear,protective cover protecting some minimal,prior faults and thus preventing any further deteriotation.Clear,'magic-tape' repairs internally,to dw/dj at both head+foot of spine/backstrip and three of the four dw/djs' inner flaps corners,for miniscule nicks/ tears - all with minimal signs of rubbing externally,too.Slight rubbing with minimal loss to dw/djs' front flap's vertical edge; spine/ backstrip's gutter edges - front+ back - slight dulling/darkening to spine/backstrip and it's white lettering too.Top edge slightly aged/tanned,fore-edges brighter and cleaner and therefore less aged/ tanned; contents bright,tight,clean, solid and sound - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners - possibly unread? Bright,clean, generally sharp-cornered,blue-green paper-covered bds with bright,crisp, stamped gilt letters to spine/ backstrip and near immaculate plain white eps - no off-set foxing from dw/dj's inner flaps.Described hard, but fairly and honestly - in no way as bad as it reads or sounds! Slim UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,1st edn,7-224pp includes 18 chapters,plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages,and another separator title page. Andre Norton (b1912 - d.2005.) born in Cleveland,Ohio,pseudonym of American writer Alice Mary Norton who also writes as 'Andrew North' and 'Allen Weston'.Under the 'Andrew North' name,her first published story ran in 1947 - 'The People of the Crater' (in Fantasy Book').Since then her many novels reflect a fantasy slant with much melodrama, incorporating excursions into unknown worlds.Her earliest work was written for juveniles - fast-paced action/adventure for boys - but this overt power-fantasy (typified by 'Sword in Sheath',1949) diminished in her work as she began to produce adult sci-fi.'The Witch World' books form a separate sequence in her writing,but all of her adult work is interrelated (if only tenously) by being set in the same vast future galaxy where alien races like the Zacathans exist.Adventures in time travel feature in 'The Crossroads of Time' (US,1956) but see rja490714 - UK,1976,UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn. Among her other novels are: 'Star Guard' (US,1955),'Sea Siege' and 'Star Born' (both US,1957) - see rja490814 ('Star Born' - UK,1973,UK, 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn),'Star Gate' (US,1958),'Catseye' (US,1961),and 'Eye of the Monster' (US,1962). Some of Andre Norton's short stories have been collected in 'High Sorcery' (US,1970),and she has compiled the anthologies 'Space Service' (US,1953),'Space Pioneers' (US,1954) and 'Space Police' (US, 1956). Since April,2013,the UK Post Office has increased it's Pricing in Proportion template,altering its weight allowances,dimensions and lowered its qualifying compensation rates too! So,please contact seller,because of the lighter weight and the value of this item, for correct,insured shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

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