29 June 2005
CAMPBELL, John W., Jr. (1910-1971). Who Goes There? Seven Tales of Science Fiction. Chicago: Shasta, 1948.
8o. Original blue cloth; pictorial dust jacket designed by Hannes Bok (very minor wear to extremities, few short closed tears); quarter ostrich folding case with onlaid and painted cloth panel based on dust jacket design.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY CAMPBELL on the front free endpaper. Includes the title story "Who Goes There?", which was the basis for the twice-made (1951 by Howard Hawks; 1982 by John Carpenter) Sci-Fi movie classic entitled "The Thing," where scientists in the Arctic inadvertently thaw out an alien.
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