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    Robert Bloch's First Book,
    in Original Wrappers

    Robert Bloch. Sea Kissed. [London: Utopian, Publications, Ltd., n.d., 1945]. First edition, first printing (in forty pages, with four stories by Bloch - including one co-written by Henry Kuttner). Octavo. [40] pages. Staple-bound self wrappers. Some light wear, soiling and foxing to wrappers, some wrinkling and minor foxing to text. Still, a fine copy of this very rare and fragile item. "According to Walter Gillings in Vision of Tomorrow, July 1970, this booklet was first printed in February 1945, preceding The Opener of the Way published later that same year." (Currey, page 37). This is Bloch's first book, with the following four short stories: Sea-Kissed, Lady in Wax, Beetles and Totem Pole. From the collection of Dr. Stuart David Schiff.

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