FIRST EDITION OF KURT VONNEGUT'S CANARY IN A CAT HOUSE; SIGNED BY HIM
Canary in a Cat House.
Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt.$475.00
Item Number: 88010
Greenwich: Fawcett Gold Medal, 1961.
First edition of Vonnegut’s early collection of short stories, a paperback original. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Signed by Kurt Vonnegut. In very good condition. Cover design and illustrations by Leo and Diane Dillon.
Canary in a Cathouse contains twelve of Vonnegut's early short stories, eleven of which appear in the later collection Welcome to the Monkey House. Stories include Report on the Barnhouse Effect, All the Kings Hourses, The Euphio Question (all of which first appeared in Collier's Magazine), and Unready to Wear which first appeared in Galaxy Science Fiction in April of 1953.