Complete issue of Collier's Magazine from February 11, 1950. It includes the first published appearance of the story "Report on the Barnhouse Effect" by Vonnegut. This story was later republished unaltered in Vonnegut's books "Canary in a Cathouse" and "Welcome to the Monkey House." "Report on the Barnhouse Effect" was the first story Vonnegut ever published. It came out 2 years before his first novel. The story is illustrated in the magazine by Glen Fleischmann. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Report on the Barnhouse Effect Collier's ...
Publication Date: 1950
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing.
Book Description The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, Springfield, OH, 1950. Soft Cover. Condition: Good to Very Good. Glen Fleischmann; (illustrator). TRUE FIRST EDITION THUS. COLLIER S magazine February 11, 1950 (with Report on the Barnhouse Effect = FIRST ever professional published story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.) (FRONT COVER = Palace of the Gods in Tibet; BACK COVER AD = Lucky Strike; SERIAL = "City Beyond Devil's Gate" part 3 of 6 by Lillian Janet; SHORT STORY = The FIRST published appearance of the story "Report on the Barnhouse Effect" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. & illustrated by Glen Fleischmann; This story was later republished unaltered in Vonnegut's books Canary in a Cathouse and Welcome to the Monkey House. The FIRST ever professional published story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr, Published Two years before his first novel. ** SHORT STORY = "A Wedding is a Beginning" by Hamlen Hunt - "We're Both from Biddeford" by Corey Ford - "Family Guardian" by Richard Stern - "Life in His Hands" by Benjamin Siegel; ARTICLES = "Out of this World; a Journey to Lhasa" part 1 of 6 by Lowell Thomas and Loweel Thomas Jr.; "Big Grab at Washington Pressure Groups" by Senator Paul H. Douglas; "The Doctor Brushed off Utopia British Physician Argues against Socialized Medicine" by Henry La Cossitt; "Danger; Broadway Beauty at Work Nanette Fabray" by Maurice Zolotow; "Another Gomez ? - Boston Red Sox pitcher Maurie McDermott" by Holmes Alexander; "The Postal Inspectors They're Sure to get Caught" part 5 of 5 conclusion by William J. Slocum; SCARCE due to High Demand; Good/VG = $139.00) >>> weight = 250 grams >> 2" magic tape repair indie spine to cover; partial mailing label & paper pull to bottom right front cover; Minor rubbing at title. Size: 13 1/2" x 10 3/4". Oversized Magazine. Seller Inventory # OS-459-2