BEFORE THE GOLDEN AGE: A SCIENCE FICTION ANTHOLOGY OF THE 1930s - PUBLISHER'S LONG GALLEYS
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1974. First Edition. Lengthy anthology of short fiction from the golden age of science fiction (1920-1938), edited by Isaac Asimov. Contributors include Asimov, Edmond Hamilton, Neil R. Jones, S.P. Meek, P. Schuyler Miller, Clifford Simak, Charles Tanner, Jack Williamson, Laurence Manning, Donald Wandrei, Murray Leinster, Raymond Gallun, Stanley Weinbaum, Henry Hasse, John W. Campbell, Jr., John D. Clark, and others. Uncommon in this state. Item #4185
Publisher's unbound long galley sheets (15.25cm x 60.75cm), folded in half, with publisher's typed label mounted to cover leaf; 376 leaves. Light wear to extremities, a few terminal leaves with short tears and attendant creases; title leaf creased, torn nealy in half, with numerous edge tears and some rubber-cement residue surrounding the publisher's label; Very Good+.