THE MACHINERIES OF JOY: SHORT STORIES. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Collects twenty-one stories including "Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in Your Cellar!," "To the Chicago Abyss," and "The Anthem Sprinters." Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 261. Tiny dent in top edge of front board, another in top edge of rear board, an otherwise fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with minor wrinkling at head of spine panel and upper rear corner tip and touch of dust soiling along folds, mostly rear flap fold. An attractive copy of a book seldom found in nice condition. (#89139).
First printing so stated on copyright page.