SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY A.E. VAN VOGT, BASIS FOR THE 1979 FILM "ALIEN" BY DIRECTOR RIDLEY SCOTT !
THE VOYAGE OF THE SPACE BEAGLE
A.E. Van Vogt
[ALFRED ELTON VAN VOGT]. THE VOYAGE OF THE SPACE BEAGLE. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1950. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, pages are clean, bright and binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Unclipped with the original price of $2.50 on the inner flap, chips, creases to spine and extremities typical of vintage dust jackets of this age, protected in professional collector Brodart plastic sleeve. Scarce inscription and signature from the author: "This is my smartest story. A.E. van Vogt". This story was the basis for the film Alien (1979) directed by Ridley Scott. Originally published in 1939 as "The Black Destroyer" in Astounding Science Fiction pulp magazine, this is a fix-up novel from the series published from the original pulp magazines. Cover art by Lew Glansman. 240 pgs. 8vo.
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