CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON. FIRST EDITION WITH ORIGINAL NEAR FINE DUST JACKET VARGO STATTEN. Dragon Publications Limited, London, 1954. First Edition, First Printing, Extremely scarce novelization of the famous 1953 film.
An usually bright clean book with blue cloth boards, with bright unfaded gilt titles to spine. The book is in near fine condition with sharp corners and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. The end pages and internal pages are clean, with the typical off-setting to the end papers, however No owner names, No book plates and No bookstore stamps. The internal pages are clean, bright and flat with no stains, no marks, no writing, no inscriptions, and no bent pages. Some slight foxing to the outer page block, and end papers. The book comes with its scarce original dust jacket having benefited from some very slight restoration by an expert paper conservator to the outer spine tips, and as such presents as a near fine example.
The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of 6. The jacket is now protected in a new clear removeable archival cover.
This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "iwc_2004" and is located in New Canaan, Connecticut.
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- Year Printed: 1954
- Topic: Horror
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: VARGO STATTEN
- Subject: Literature & Fiction
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Publisher: Dragon Publications Limited
- Special Attributes: KING KONG