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    Robert Bloch. Psycho. New York: 1959. First edition with signed Christmas card laid in.

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    Robert Bloch. Psycho. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. First edition with Christmas card with brief sentiment witten in Bloch's hand and signed by him as "Elly and Bob Bloch" laid in. Octavo. [vi], 185, [186: blank] pages. Publisher's white quarter-paper over black paper-covered boards, spine lettered in red, in original dust jacket. Housed in custom clamshell. Previous owner's signature dated 1962 on the front free endpaper, mild tanning to endpapers, thin, faint stains along top and bottom edges of boards from enclosure in old-style asphaltic-edged dust jacket protector, mild bump to upper spine end, text paper tanned (as is usually the case), a very good copy in very good or better dust jacket with just a bit of wear at edges.

    "Psycho is a genre masterpiece which set the pattern for the psychological suspense-horror novel." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-46. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 57.



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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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