PATTERNS: FOUR TELEVISION PLAYS. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. The author's first book. Collects four teleplay scripts, "Patterns," "The Rack," "Old MacDonald Has a Curve" and "Requiem for a Heavyweight," plus Serling's commentary on each and production stills. "Requiem for a Heavyweight" won five Emmy Awards and was the basis for the 1962 feature film with Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Julie Harris and Mickey Rooney. "Patterns" won an Emmy Award, Serling's first, for the Kraft Television Theater production, and was the basis for the feature film-noir with Van Heflin and Ed Begley. Review slip laid in. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with mild rubbing at corners and lower spine fold. (#111944).