THE DOLL WHO ATE HIS MOTHER. Indianapolis, New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's first novel, preceded by three collections of short fiction. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-65. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-58. King list, p. 389. A fine copy in about near fine dust jacket with several nicks and short closed tears at edges (latter 20mm and 15mm at top edge of front panel and at lower front flap fold) caused by curl of lamination, a fault common to many examples of the jacket used on this book. (#62366).
First printing so stated on copyright page.