THE BRIGHTON MONSTER AND OTHERS. Melbourne, London, Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Kersh to I. S. Ravdin, one of the people to whom the book is dedicated to: "I. S. Ravdin -- / with fear & trembling -- / Gerald Kersh / Sep. '53."Kersh's sixth collection of short fiction, collecting twelve tales, including fantasy and SF. "Guaranteed to get the blood pumping again in any mind mummified by too much NEW YORKER fiction." - Robert Eldridge. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 947. Winter list, p. 269. Reginald 08210. A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket, shipping label from the author affixed to front flap, small closed tear to upper right corner at fold, mild shelf wear to spine ends with a small chip to upper spine panel and clear tape re-enforcement to verso of head of spine panel. Rear panel shows some dust soiling and a small closed tear. Books signed by Kersh are uncommon. (#138083).
"FIRST PUBLISHED 1953" on copyright page.