space bronzed adj.

= space-tanned adj.

Now rare.

  • 1940 E. Hamilton Revolt on the Tenth World in Amazing Stories Nov. 60/1 page image Edmond Hamilton

    Jimmy Craneโ€™s voice was hoarse with passion, his worn, space-bronzed young face quivering.

  • 1942 โ€˜D. Farnesworthโ€™ Q Ship of Space in Amazing Stories Jan. 208/2 page image David Wright O'Brien bibliography

    Another young space-bronzed junior officer.

  • 1946 W. A. Coslet Letter in Planet Stories Winter 123/1 page image

    Canโ€™t he draw any other type of man? Long-haired and space-bronzed, eh? Phooie!

  • 1958 R. Silverberg Woman You Wanted in Future Science Fiction Apr. 13/1 page image Robert Silverberg bibliography

    Eight years from now I return, rich, muscular, space-bronzed.

Research requirements

antedating 1940

Earliest cite

Edmond Hamilton, in Amazing Stories

Research History
Fred Galvin submitted a 1946 cite from a letter in Planet Stories.
Mike Christie submitted cites from Astounding in 1942: Nov 42, 43/2.
Jesse Sheidlower submitted cites from Edmond Hamilton in Amazing Stories, and several others.

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