A GUN FOR DINOSAUR AND OTHER IMAGINATIVE TALES. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1963. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by de Camp to influential F&SF critic, editor and publisher David G. Hartwell on the front free endpaper. Collects fourteen stories. Includes "New Arcadia" which depicts "various utopias failing as a result of 'human nature.'" - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 260. Also includes "Internal Combustion," an artificial intelligence story. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing at spine ends, small rub at center of spine panel, and 28 mm closed tear at lower edge of front panel. (#152925).
First edition so stated on copyright page.