Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 84; Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 35. The basis for the celebrated movie. "A darkly brilliant tale of modern deviltry that like James' Turn of the Screw, induces the reader to believe the unbelievable..."--Capote, from jacket blurb. " /> LEVIN, IRA. Rosemary's Baby. New York: Random House, [1967]. <I>8vo, original cloth-backed lavendar boards (just a trifle faded); pictorial dust jacket with blurb on front by Truman Capote (a few small tears, some slight edge wear).</I> FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY TO THE BOOK'S EDITIOR AT RANDOM HOUSE, inscribed by the author two months before the publication date on front free endpaper: "2/24/67. To Lee Wright, Rosemary's baby's godmother. Or is it Devilmother? Love Ira." Cawthorn & Moorcock, <I>Fantasy: The 100 Best Books</I> 84; Pringle, <I>Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels</I> 35. The basis for the celebrated movie. "A darkly brilliant tale of modern deviltry that like James' <I>Turn of the Screw,</I> induces the reader to believe the unbelievable..."--Capote, from jacket blurb. | Christie's