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Richard Matheson. Born of Man and Woman....

2008 June Grand Format Books & Manuscripts Auction #683

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Richard Matheson. Born of Man and Woman. Tales of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Introduction by Robert Bloch. Philadelphia: The Chamberlain Press, 1954.

First edition. Octavo. 252 pages.

Publisher's red cloth covers stamped in black on the front cover. Spine lettered in black. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Mel Hunter. Jacket is slightly rubbed and soiled, small closed tears to head and foot of jacket spine. Altogether a very good book.

Richard Matheson's (February 20 1926) first short story was "Born of Man and Woman" which was first published in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1950. It was this story that significantly amplified Matheson's reputation.

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