WHO GOES THERE? SEVEN TALES OF SCIENCE-FICTION. Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of an undetermined number of subscriber copies signed on the front free end paper. Classic collection of stories first published under Campbell's pseudonym, Don A. Stuart, in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION between 1934 and 1938. "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. The title story has been filmed twice, the first in 1951 as "The Thing From Another World", one of the classic Science Fiction films of the 1950s (with James Arness in the title role), and by John Carpenter in 1982 as "The Thing." See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-211. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2003-07. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket (wraparound illustration by Hannes Bok) with light rubbing to corners and spine ends, small v-chip to lower edge of the spine panel at front spine fold, closed tear to rear panel, and internal tape mends to spine ends and tear to rear panel. (#127043).
First edition so stated on copyright page.