Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. 230 pp. Bound in light blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $3.00 on front flap of jacket. Iconic wrap-around dust jacket art by Hannes Bok. A collection of seven stories (the title novella and six short stories). Currey 98; Anatomy of Wonder (Fifth Edition) II-211. This is Campbell's best-known book and the title story was an extremely influential work in the golden age of science fiction. The novella Who Goes There? was the basis of three films, most notably the 1951 film The Thing From Another World and the 1982 John Carpenter film The Thing starring Kurt Russell. An exceptional copy of this science fiction classic, quite difficult to find in such fine condition. Fine / very near Fine. Item #00008069
A Fine book in a beautiful very near Fine dust jacket with some mild age toning and a tiny nick to the top of the rear fold.