THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS

Wyndham, John (pseudonym of John Beynon Harris)

Edité par Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951
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Octavo, cloth. First edition. Preceded the British edition that has textual differences. Biologically engineered sentient plants raised for food, that walk, sting and feast on carrion, prey on mankind after most humans are blinded by malfunctioning secret military satellites orbiting the earth. ". compares favorably to H. G. Wells' catastrophe novels, especially with THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, to which it bears some striking resemblances." - Magill (ed), Survey of Science Fiction Literature, p. 506. "This tale of monsters from a botched experiment marching over the world is a superior example of its breed." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1296. Runner-up for the 1952 International Fantasy Award. Basis for two films, a feature in 1962 and a made for television movie in 1981. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-199. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 5. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 502-07. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing at three corner tips and some tanning to spine panel. A very attractive copy. (#114679). N° de réf. du libraire

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Titre : THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS
Éditeur : Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Date d'édition : 1951

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John (pseudonym of John Beynon Harris) Wyndham
Edité par Fawcett Crest
ISBN 10 : 0449013227 ISBN 13 : 9780449013229
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Description du livre Fawcett Crest. Mass Market Paperback. État : GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. N° de réf. du libraire 2732745733

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Wyndham, John (pseudonym John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris, 1903-1969). Whitney Bender (dust jacket illustrator).
Edité par Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. (1951)
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Description du livre Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951., 1951. Book club reprint. 222 pages. Hardcover: H 20.75cm x L 13.75cm. Dust jacket with same front panel-spine color illustration by Whitney Bender as featured on American trade edition; dj with nicks and several short tears at edges, crease at front panel's top right corner, touch of soiling and light toning to white rear panel; dj now presented in a mylar Brodart protector. Gray boards, spine heel lightly bumped. Light toning to top edge. Interior pages are bright and clean. Binding retains some crispness. A fine copy in a very good+ dust jacket. With "Doubleday Science Fiction" imprint near dj's spine heel and "Adventure Book Club" cited in blurbs on dj rear panel plus "Book Club Edition" stated at bottom of dj's front flap. Classic science fiction novel by British author John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris writing under the pseudonym of John Wyndham. The book was adapted into a movie released in April 1963. N° de réf. du libraire INV-9639

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Wyndham, John (pseudonym of John Beynon Harris)
Edité par Michael Joseph, London (1951)
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Description du livre Michael Joseph, London, 1951. Octavo, rebound in full crushed green morocco, all panels gold-stamped, inner dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. First British edition. The British edition differs textually from the earlier 1951 Doubleday edition. Biologically engineered sentient plants raised for food, that walk, sting and feast on carrion, prey on mankind after most humans are blinded by malfunctioning secret military satellites orbiting the earth. ". compares favorably to H. G. Wells' catastrophe novels, especially with THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, to which it bears some striking resemblances." - Magill (ed), Survey of Science Fiction Literature, p. 506. "This tale of monsters from a botched experiment marching over the world is a superior example of its breed." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1296. Runner-up for the 1952 International Fantasy Award. Basis for two films, a feature in 1962 and a made for television movie in 1981. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-199. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 5. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 502-07. A fine copy in a handsome fine binding by Bayntun-Riviere, Bath. (#142192). N° de réf. du libraire 142192

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Wyndham, John (pseudonym of John Beynon Harris)
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Description du livre Michael Joseph, London, 1951. First British edition. Octavo, rebound in full crushed green morocco, all panels gold-stamped, inner dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. The British edition differs textually from the earlier 1951 Doubleday edition. Runner-up for the 1952 International Fantasy Award. ". compares favorably to H. G. Wells' catastrophe novels, especially with THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, to which it bears some striking resemblances." - Magill (ed), Survey of Science Fiction Literature, p. 506. Basis for two films, a feature in 1962 and a made for television movie in 1981. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-199. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 5. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 502-07. A fine copy in a handsome fine binding by Bayntun-Riviere, Bath. (15281). N° de réf. du libraire 15281

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Wyndham, John (pseudonym of John Beynon Harris)
Edité par Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City (1951)
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Description du livre Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, 1951. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Preceded the British edition that has textual differences. Biologically engineered sentient plants raised for food, that walk, sting and feast on carrion, prey on mankind after most humans are blinded by malfunctioning secret military satellites orbiting the earth. ". compares favorably to H. G. Wells' catastrophe novels, especially with THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, to which it bears some striking resemblances." - Magill (ed), Survey of Science Fiction Literature, p. 506. "This tale of monsters from a botched experiment marching over the world is a superior example of its breed." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1296. Runner-up for the 1952 International Fantasy Award. Basis for two films, a feature in 1962 and a made for television movie in 1981. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-199. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 5. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 502-07. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with some rubbing at spine ends and along front flap fold, tiny abrasion to first "THE" in title on front cover, mild dust soiling to rear panel. An attractive copy. (#110146). N° de réf. du libraire 110146

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Wyndham, John (pseudonym of John Beynon Harris)
Edité par Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City (1951)
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Description du livre Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, 1951. First edition. Octavo. cloth. Preceded the British edition that has textual differences. Runner-up for the 1952 International Fantasy Award. ". compares favorably to H. G. Wells' catastrophe novels, especially with THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, to which it bears some striking resemblance's." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature, p. 506. Basis for two films, a 1962 feature film and a 1981 made for television movie. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-199. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 5. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to extremities, some spotting to verso of jacket with light show through at rear panel. An attractive, superior example of this book which is uncommon in this condition. (19900). N° de réf. du libraire 19900

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