(#140052) THE HUMAN ANGLE. William Tenn, Philip J. Klass.

THE HUMAN ANGLE. New York: Ballantine Books, [1956]. Small octavo, cloth. First edition. Presentation copy with full-page inscription by Klass signed as Klass and "William Tenn" to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell, "destined to be the Maxwell Perkins of science fiction" on the front free endpaper. The author's second book. Collects eight stories. Includes "The Servant Problem" and "A Man of Family." "Good stories by this wry and intelligent writer of short SF, including the powerful, wayward 'Wednesday's Child,' a sequel to his earlier, oft-reprinted 'Child's Play' ..." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 178. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-369. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1579. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2065-69. Text block tanned, a fine copy in a very good white dust jacket with red lettering on spine panel faded to dark pink, 10 mm closed tear at bottom edge of front spine fold, and general dust soiling. Among the most elusive of the Ballantine hardcovers. (#140052).

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