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Lot #99
Robert Heinlein: Starship Troopers First Edition Book

First edition of Heinlein's futuristic military masterpiece

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First edition of Heinlein's futuristic military masterpiece

Sought-after first edition book: Starship Troopers. First edition, first printing. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. Hardcover with original dust jacket ($3.95 price), 5.75 x 8.25, 309 pages. Book condition: VG+/None, with subtle staining to the top textblock edge, and minor professional repairs to the spine ends of the dust jacket. Originally serialized in October-November 1959 as 'Starship Soldier,' Starship Troopers was published by G. P. Putnam's Sons in December 1959, and won the 1960 Hugo Award for Best Novel. Set in the future, Heinlein's widely influential tale is a classic of military science fiction, and one of his most desired titles.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #525 - Ended April 11, 2018