WHO GOES THERE? SEVEN TALES OF SCIENCE-FICTION. Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Classic collection of stories first published under Campbell's pseudonym, Don A. Stuart, in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION between 1934 and 1938. "These short stories are much better than the author's novel-length space operas, and constitute a fascinating body of work." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-13. The title story has been filmed twice, the first in 1951 as "The Thing From Another World", one of the classic Science Fiction films of the 1950s (with James Arness in the title role), and by John Carpenter in 1982 as "The Thing." See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-211. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2003-07. Neat private owner's signature and 1957 date at upper right corner of front free endpaper. A fine copy in bright, very good plus dust jacket (designed by Hannes Bok) with light wear at head and tail of spine panel and corner tips and some rubbing along upper edges of front and rear panels and along front flap fold. (#86888).
First edition so stated on copyright page.