SINISTER BARRIER. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1948. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by Russell. The author's first book. The Fantasy Press text is expanded from that printed in the 1943 The World's Work edition. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-942. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2075-78. In 333. Rear free endpaper tanned, text page edges a bit tanned, a nearly fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#141376).
First edition so stated on copyright page.