DEATHBIRD STORIES. New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, . Octavo, printed wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Ellison to "Tom" [Disch] whom Ellison mentions in the book's "acknowledgments." Collects nineteen stories. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-375. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 73. King list, p. 390. Winter list, p. 269. Printed slip "with compliments of author" stapled in. A near fine copy. A nice association copy of an uncommon proof. (#82662).