GETTING INTO DEATH AND OTHER STORIES. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Disch to "David" on the front free endpaper. A solid collection of Disch's stories from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Standouts include the title story and "The Asian Shore." Content differs considerably from that of the 1973 British collection of the same title, which is not a strong collection. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-99. Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 154. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2060-4. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#152870).
First edition so stated on copyright page.