DIVIDE AND RULE. Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1948. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of 500 numbered copies signed by de Camp. Collects two short novels, "Divide and Rule" (UNKNOWN, April-May 1939) and "The Stolen Dormouse" (ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, April-May 1941). "The Stolen Dormouse" is set in a "future dystopia -- feudalism based on corporations." - Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 221. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-132. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-101. Lower corner tips lightly bruised, a near fine copy in near fine dust jacket with some rubbing to blue background ink, mainly at head and tail of spine panel and front corners and 20 mm closed tear at bottom edge of front panel. (#88868).
First edition so stated on copyright page.