Title: Creature From the Black Lagoon. Author: Vargo Statten (John Russell Fearn). Edition: First edition, First printing. Description: The scarce first printing of the first edition of this classic science fiction story from the film of the same name.
Original hardback in original dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is in nice condition with some wear and creasing to the extremities, small split to the bottom spine joint, some darkening to the rear cover (see pictures).
There is a small tear to the inside of the front flap (see pictures). The book itself is in nice bright condition having been protected by the dustwrapper with very slight fading to the top of the spine with titles remaining bright. The front free end paper is missing (see pictures). Vargo Statten was the one of the pseudonyms used by British science fiction writer John Russell Fearn (1908 -1980). He wrote for a number of American pulp magazines including Amazing Stories. The Creature from the Black Lagoon is a cult black and white film, which was originally filmed in 3D. We take great care in the packaging of all our books to ensure that they arrive as described. We have over 2,500 titles listed and have something for everyone. We add new stock regularly to ensure that we always have new and interesting books for sale. The item "Vargo Statten Creature from the Black Lagoon 1st/1st 1954 in Original Jacket" is in sale since Sunday, October 22, 2017. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
- Author: Vargo Statten
- Format: Hardback w/Jacket
- Fiction Subject: Science Fiction
- Language: English
- Date of Publication: 1900-1949
- Special Attributes: First Edition
- Weight: 270g
- Fiction Type: Novel
- Printing Year: 1954
- Condition: See Detailed Description
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Publication Year: 1954
- Non-Fiction Subject: Film/Movie Tie in