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    A Stunning Copy

    Richard Matheson. The Shrinking Man. London: David Bruce & Watson, [1973]. First hardcover edition. Octavo. [viii], 188 pages. Publisher's dark grayish-brown paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, in original dust jacket. Housed in custom clamshell case. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with no fading of red or orange ink.

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    "The classic science fiction horror tale of a man who steadily shrinks and shrinks until he disappears into a microcosmic world. There is some gobbledygook about atomic radiation being the cause of all this, but basically it's a psychological fantasy -- and a remarkably powerful one. " - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition, p. 327. This Bruce and Watson edition includes an introduction by Kingsley Amis. A effective 1957 film, "The Incredible Shrinking Man," directed by Jack Arnold is based on a screenplay written by Matheson. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-721. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-219. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 18. King list, p. 390. Winter list, p. 270.



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    April, 2016
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