CAVIAR. Theodore Sturgeon.


New York: Ballantine Books, [1955]. Octavo, cover art by Richard Powers, cloth. First edition. Collects eight stories, "including the early 'Microcosmic God' (1941), about a scientist who breeds a race of tiny intelligent creatures. Another of the most memorable tales, 'Bright Segment' (1955), a powerful piece about a freakish recluse and his love for a badly injured woman, is non-SF (though quintessential Sturgeon)." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 61. Sturgeon's fourth collection of short fiction, his first published in paperback as well as hardcover. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1560. Mild darkening of text paper, a fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to spine ends and upper front corner tip, rubs and a tiny chip at the lower right corner tip. An attractive copy. (25335). Item #25335

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