New York: Hermitage House, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Item #7088
Stated "First Edition" on the copyright page. Original price of $3.50 intact on front flap. Signed and inscribed by de Camp on the title-page. An early history of the Science Fiction genre as well as guide for those interested in careers in Sci-Fi. Includes short biographies of others important in the field such as Bradbury, Williamson and Belknap. Some black tape remnants at lower edge of boards. Light wear to edges and folds of DJ.