AHEAD OF TIME. Henry Kuttner.


New York: Ballantine Books, [1953]. Octavo, cover illustration by Richard Powers, boards. First edition. Collection of ten stories one original to this collection, "Year Day" and one revised for this collection "De Profundis" (first published as "The Visitor"). Reviewers Boucher and McComas, described Kuttner as "one of s.f.'s most literate and intelligent storytellers" and found the collection to be "just about as good as the modern magazine science-fantasy story can get." - F & SF, October 1953. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 972. Bookplate of collector Robert Briney affixed to front paste down, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to corner tips and spine ends, tiny tear 7 mm closed tear to upper front panel, a few tiny rubs to front panel. (25544). Item #25544

Price: $100.00