HELL HOUSE. New York: The Viking Press, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A malign spirit preys upon the vulnerabilities of those who enter Belasco House, a haunted mansion called "Hell House." Matheson wrote the screenplay for the 1973 film adaptation, "The Legend of Hell House." Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-216. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 725-27. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-173. King list, p. 390. Winter list, p. 270. Minute water spot on the fore-edge of the half title leaf, a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with tiny stain on the inner surface at the upper spine end with no show through. (#141311).
"First published in 1971 ..." on copyright page.