BORN OF MAN AND WOMAN: TALES OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY. Philadelphia: The Chamberlain Press, Inc., 1954. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's first book, a collection of seventeen stories with introduction by Robert Bloch. "... the best of the author's early work ..." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-719. Approximately 650 copies of this book were distributed prior to a flood that destroyed most of the unsold bound copies and later warehouse fire that destroyed the remaining unbound sheets. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1125. A fine copy in about near fine price-clipped dust jacket with light wear at head of spine panel, tiny chip from tail of spine panel at front spine fold, and age-darkening, mostly internal, but with some show through along flap folds and upper edge of rear panel. Overall, the dust jacket is an attractive example. (#86029).
First edition so stated on copyright page.