This set of books came from the estate of a dedicated collector of vintage sci-fi novels, magazines, and attendee of countless sci-fi conventions within the US and Canada during the 1970's and 80's and were kept in excellent condition. This is set 368 of 2000, some still have their original white hand numbered sticker from the printing company still on the cover. These are easily removable and leave no permanent mark on the cover. One book, number 36 The Puppet Masters has had it's spine bent slightly during storage
This set is incomplete with books
22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 37, 39, 42, and 45 missing.
The Virginia Edition contains authoritative texts for all of Robert Heinlein's published fiction and non-fiction, with text taken from the last volume in which Heinlein had a hand in the preparation, or those works restored to their intended state in publications directly overseen by Virginia Heinlein after her husband's passing. Also included are 450,000 words of newly selected correspondence, most never before published. Each volume is introduced by Heinlein scholar and biography author, William H. Patterson, Jr., detailing the circumstances under which the work was written. Each Virginia Edition set is bound in leather and printed on buffered, acid-free paper that meets all US archival standards. Only 2000 sets were produced and each volume of the set is hand-numbered. Virginia Edition owners also receive unlimited access to the online Heinlein Archives which offers all of Heinlein's documents, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal materials in digital form.
The book dimensions are 6.25"L x 9.25"H and the width varies from .5" to 2" The entire length of the set is approximately 45"
These books are still packed in their original shipping boxes as they came from the printers and would come to you packed in those boxes within a large shipping box.
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