PLANET OF THE APES. Pierre Boulle.


New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., 1963. First edition. Hardcover. 246 p. Translation by Xia Fielding. First edition in English. The classic French science fiction novel, which tells the tale of three human explorers from Earth who visit a planet orbiting the star Betelgeuse, in which great apes are the dominant intelligent and civilized species, whereas humans are reduced to a savage animal-like state. It has inspired a media franchise comprising seven films, two television series (one animated), and comic books. Octavo. Original gray paper-covered boards over a black cloth spine, with orange, white, and gray stamping. The label of Pan Arts Company, Inc., a New York production company, and the signature of producer Julie Chasman appear on the front flyleaf. The dust jacket is browned along the spine and folds, with a bit of faint staining to the rear panel and some general shelfwear; else about very good. Very Good / Very Good. Item #60902

Price: $400.00

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