DANCE OF THE DWARFS. Boston, Toronto: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book Little, Brown and Company, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. SF horror thriller set in the Amazon basin. Vicious ferret-like prehistoric survivals spook native population, kill livestock; biological research scientist investigates to his peril. Excellent weird atmosphere, good local color, character motivation and plot development believable. An outstanding story that should be better known. On "list of recommended reading" in Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books, p. 252. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-173. NCBEL IV 606. Hint of foxing to top edge of text block, a near fine copy in very good dust jacket with wear at spine ends and corner tips, small tear and associated crease at top edge of rear panel, some rubbing along folds, and some scuffing to black ink background on rear panel. (#107280).
"FIRST AMERICAN EDITION" on copyright page.