BORN OF MAN AND WOMAN: Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Richard Matheson.
BORN OF MAN AND WOMAN: Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy
BORN OF MAN AND WOMAN: Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy

BORN OF MAN AND WOMAN: Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Philadelphia: The Chamberlain Press, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Only about 650 copies of the first edition were distributed before a flood and a fire conspired to destroy the unsold stock. Signed by Richard Matheson on the title page. The author’s first book, gathering the best of his early work, including “Third from the Sun”, which served as the basis of Episode 14 of The Twilight Zone. A master of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, Matheson (1926-2013) is best known for his novels I Am Legend (1954), The Shrinking Man (1956), Hell House (1971), and What Dreams May Come (1978), all of which have been adapted as motion pictures. Introduction by Robert Bloch. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with black titles. Just a hint of foxing to the fore-edge. Light bumping to the corners and tips. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with an unobtrusive scuff to the front panel; otherwise very good or better. Near fine / Very good. Item #71965

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