CHARLES FORT: THE MAN WHO INVENTED THE SUPERNATURAL. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, . Octavo, pp. [i-xi] xii-xvi [xvii-xviii]  2-332 [333: About the Author] [334: blank], illustrations, boards. First edition. Biographical study of the author of THE BOOK OF THE DAMNED (1919), NEW LANDS (1923), LO! (1931), and WILD TALENTS (1932). "Charles Fort was a collector of facts that refused to fit into the standard theories of the scientists ... These four books present fascinating reading, and have been heavily mined for science fiction ideas, as well as for misuse by many of the cultist groups." - Lester del Rey. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#138763).
First printing has code "1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2" on copyright page.