CLOAK OF AESIR. [Chicago]: Shasta Publishers, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of an unknown quantity of subscriber's copies signed by Campbell. A collection of stories first published in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION under Campbell's "Don A. Stuart" pseudonym. "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 Machine" is an early AI story. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corners, rubbing at bottom spine end, 10 mm closed tear at bottom spine fold with mild associated creases, and a small scuff to front panel. (#140775).
First edition so stated on copyright page.