The Night People


First line: "Few things are more astounding than that which occurred on lower Washington street, Oakland, CA, one summer's afternoon at two o' clock." Book is in good condition with very light wear, soil and some faint browning to the cover edges. Scarce. 1st ed. of the author's first and only fiction title. Also first book of the Fantasy Publishing Company (Chalker and Owings: print run of 500 copies). Locke [A Spectrum of Fantasy, page 84 "Science fiction novelette of a drug which takes a convict to an alien world"]. Tuck [The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy, page 449 "The time travel of J. Smith as he breaks out of prison"] 32 pages, 5 x 7.



  • The Night People
  • Francis Flagg
  • Fantasy Publishing Co. Inc - 1947