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Collection of linked sf stories.
''US writer, formerly a professional soldier. He began publishing sf in 1951 with the first of a series, ''Philosophical Corps'', in Astounding SF, which ceased there in 1956 before reappearing much later with ''Here, There Be Witches'' (1970 Astounding SF) and ''Philosophical Corps!'' (1970 Astounding SF). THE PHILOSOPHICAL CORPS (1951-5 Astounding SF: fixup 1961) is based on the first story and two others; the remaining stories are ''These Shall Not Be Lost'' (1953), ''Exile'' (1954), ''Millennium'' (1955), ''Final Weapon'' (1955) and ''The Missionaries'' (1956). The philosopher protagonist of the series, Commander A-Riman, brooks no nonsense from aliens and the like, whom he re-educates in course of his space opera adventures'' (John Clute/Encyclopedia of SF).
Title: The Philosophical Corps.
Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).
Publisher: Gnome Press: NY.: 1961.
Grading: Fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket, just a little edge wear along the bottom spine edge.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 22940