CLOAK OF AESIR. [Chicago]: Shasta Publishers, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of an unknown quantity of subscriber's copies signed by Campbell. A collection of stories first published in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION under Campbell's "Don A. Stuart" pseudonym. "These short stories are much better than the author's novel-length space operas, and constitute a fascinating body of work." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-13. Sargent describes "The Escape," which treats eugenics, as "initially presented as dystopian but given a positive twist at the end." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corners, rubbing at bottom spine end, and some soiling to rear panel. (#111880).
First edition so stated on copyright page.