THE SHRINKING MAN. London: David Bruce & Watson, . Octavo, boards. First hardcover edition. "The classic SF horror tale of a man who steadily shrinks and shrinks until he disappears into a microcosmic world. There is some gobbledygook about atomic radiation being the cause of all this, but basically it's a psychological fantasy -- and a remarkably powerful one. " - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 327. This Bruce and Watson edition includes an introduction by Kingsley Amis. A effective 1957 film, "The Incredible Shrinking Man," directed by Jack Arnold is based on a screenplay written by Matheson. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-721. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-219. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 18. King list, p. 390. Winter list, p. 270. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with red ink on spine panel faded to pink, tiny spot to rear panel, and clipped price. (#141830).
"This edition published in 1973 ..." on copyright page.