THE DRAGON IN THE SEA.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1956. Octavo, illustration by Mel Hunter, boards. First edition. Author's first science fiction book. Good first novel of a submarine on a sensitive mission and the extreme stress on the crew. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-523. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 595-99. Some binding glue stain to front gutter margin, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to front spine fold and corner tips, mild stress crease to upper front panel and a small closed tear, 10 mm, to upper rear panel. (20870). Item #20870