DIVIDE AND RULE. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1948. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by de Camp. This is copy number 355 inscribed to Clayton R. Lewis. Collects two short novels, "Divide and Rule" (UNKNOWN, April-May 1939) and "The Stolen Dormouse" (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, April-May 1941). "The Stolen Dormouse" is set in a "future dystopia -- feudalism based on corporations." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 221. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-132. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-101. A fine copy in good dust jacket with wear and shallow loss at spine ends and corner tips, several short tears at edges, and title lettering on spine panel faded. (#163646).
First edition so stated on copyright page.