NEEDLE. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed by Stubbs on the title page as "Hal Clement" and Harry C. Stubbs. The author's first book. An alien policeman inhabiting a human body pursues an alien criminal inhabiting another human body. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-110. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1505-09. In 333. Early owner's signature dated 14 April 1950 on front free endpaper and his bookplate affixed to front paste-down. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with wear at spine ends and corner tips and scuffing to rear panel. (#148614).
First edition so stated on copyright page.