1951 The Day of the Triffids
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first edition, first impression, in the publisher's original price unclipped first issue dust wrapper, priced 10s. 6d. to the front flyleaf.
'The Day of the Triffids' is one of the most popular and important post-apocalyptic novels ever written.
Following a meteor shower, the majority of the population have been blinded, leaving them vulnerable to the attack of an aggressive species of plants that start killing people.
Endpapers renewed, retaining the original half title.
Perforated stamp to title page, with library stamp to title page verso, and further stamp to tail of final leaf.
In the publisher's original cloth binding, with price unclipped dust wrapper. Minor shelf wear to back strip tail, otherwise externally excellent. Endpapers renewed. Dust wrapper age toned. Major loss to dust wrapper back strip tail, with small loss to back strip head. Horizontal closed tear to centre of back strip. Minor marks to rear wrap. Loss to paper at fold of front flyleaf. Internally, firmly bound. Perforated stamp to title page, with library stamp to title page verso, and further stamp to tail of final leaf. Pages otherwise bright and generally clean, with the odd spot or light handling mark.
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