Item #26059 WHO GOES THERE?: SEVEN TALES OF SCIENCE FICTION. John W. Campbell Jr.
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WHO GOES THERE?: SEVEN TALES OF SCIENCE FICTION.

Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1951. Octavo, original tan cloth with green lettering to the spine, top edge stained green. Second edition. Signed by Campbell on the front free end paper. The second edition (so stated on the copyright page) with the 1951 movie tie-in dust jacket. Classic collection of stories first published under Campbell's pseudonym, Don A. Stuart, in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION between 1934 and 1938. "These short stories are much better than the author's novel-length space operas, and constitute a fascinating body of work." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-13. The title story has been filmed twice, the first in 1951 as "The Thing From Another World", one of the classic Science Fiction films of the 1950s (with James Arness in the title role), and by John Carpenter in 1982 as "The Thing." See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-211. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2003-07. Slight spine lean, a fine copy in a fine "as new" dust jacket. (26059). Item #26059

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