THE ILLUSTRATED MAN. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's third book. A classic collection of short fiction including "The Veldt," "Kaleidoscope," "The Other Foot," "The Long Rain," "Zero Hour" and thirteen others. Basis for a 1969 film starring Rod Steiger as the Illustrated Man whose tattoos provide the frame for the stories. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-63. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 256. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 1008-13. A fine copy in very good dust jacket (priced $2.75 on the front flap) with a few rubs and scuffs to the orange background ink and mild creases and a touch of dust soiling to rear panel. (#172727).
First edition so stated on copyright page.