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    Daniel Keyes: Flowers for Algernon with Signature Card Laid In and the April, 1959 Issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Containing the Original Story. (New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966), first edition, 274 pages, gray cloth with blue titles, 8vo (5.75" x 8.25"), dust jacket. This was the author's first novel, first appearing as a short story and winning the 1960 Hugo Award. It later won a Nebula Award in 1969 and was the basis for the film Charly. Number 51 on David Pringle's list of 100 Best Science Fiction novels. There is a signature card laid signed "Daniel Keyes". Included is a copy of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, April 1959, which contains the first printing of the short story "Flowers of Algernon." The book is in fine condition, with light age toning to the text edges. A subsequent bookseller has crossed out the original dust jacket price and written in a new price in blue ink, there is a small blue ink mark on the front panel of the dust jacket and mild shelf wear at the spine and corners, else fine.

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    October, 2007
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