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Richard Matheson
I am Legend - FIRST EDITION - 1st Printing - Richard Matheson - 1954 (Walker)
New York: Walker & Co, 1954. Please see Item Description. I am Legend MATHESON, Richard Publisher: Walker and Company Location: New York, NY Date: 1954 Binding: Octavo, original full bound white cloth boards with black title to spine Pages: 122 Original Price: $4.95 Edition: First Edition Printing: First Printing Description: First Edition, First Printing of Richard Matheson's 20th century classic, I am Legend. The book was an "instant classic," with groundbreaking treatment of "a traditional horror theme in a science-fictional manner" (Horror 100 Best, 162). An incredibly rare sample in this FINE condition. Richard Matheson's writing in fantasy and horror has won him the 1984 World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and the 1991 Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. In 2010, he was inducted into The Science Fiction Hall of Fame. Upon Matheson's publication of I am Legend, the sci-fi legend Ray Bradbury called him, "[o]ne of the most important writers of the twentieth century." Stephen King reflected that, "the author who influenced me the most as a writer was Richard Matheson. Books like I Am Legend were an inspiration to me." Condition: Fine Book in Fine Dust Jacket. Book binding is tight and square. Bright and clean original white full bound cloth boards with bold lettering on spine. internally clean, bright and unmarked with crisp text. Dust Jacket has single once centimeter closed tear at base of rear panel near crease and single very faint one half inch circular stain on mid right of same. Not Price Clipped. A spectacular example. [Attributes: First Edition; In … [Click Below for Full Description]
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