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

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 and Robert Bloch, who wrote the introduction, 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. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with black titles. Minor scuff to the front flyleaf, with a bit of wear to the corners and tips; else very good. Very good. Item #73961

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