DescriptionAlfred Bester. The Demolished Man. Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1953.
First edition. Octavo. 250 pages.
Blue cloth binding over red wrappers; sharp and clean, with perfect board edges and corners. Black top edge. Pictorial dust jacket bears minor creases and wear along edges; a few chips at spine ends. An engrossing tale of cold-blooded murder in the 24th century, The Demolished Man won the prestigious 1953 Hugo Award (the very first Hugo ever awarded) and was runner-up for the 1954 International Fantasy Award. An exceptional copy of Bester's first novel!
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