WITHOUT SORCERY. [Philadelphia]: Prime Press, 1948. cloth. First edition. According to Prime Press partner Oswald Train, 100 copies of this limited issue signed by Sturgeon and artist L. Robert Tschirky were produced. This is one of the copies with the publisher's holograph statement on front paste-down reading "One of 88 copies on special / paper specially bound. / Prime Press." Sturgeon's first book, preceded by a promotional pamphlet printing "It," one of the thirteen stories in this collection of fiction, with introduction by Ray Bradbury. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1102. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-148. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-192. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1558. This is a bright, fine copy without dust jacket as issued in the publisher's paper slipcase which is rubbed at the corners and edges. (#126264).