Richard Matheson. The Shrinking Man (1973). First hardcover edition.
Matheson, Richard (1926-2013). The Shrinking Man. London: David Bruce & Watson, 1973. First hardcover edition. A fine, unread copy in a crisp dustwrapper.
An extraordinary horror story of a man's slow and inexorable dimunition. Matheson, one of the main scriptwriters for The Twilight Zone, adapted the novel for the 1956 movie The Incredible Shrinking Man. The book was selected for the Library of America's volume of classic science fiction from the 1950s. Published originally in paperback, this is the first edition in hardcover.