THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS

Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1989. Hardcover. Collector's Edition, a volume in The Masterpieces of Science Fiction series. During the 1950s and early '60s, Wyndham (1903-69) became the most widely read British science fiction writer of his era on the strength of a series of "cozy catastrophe" novels, most notably The Day of the Triffids (1951), in which ordinary English middle-class characters in a typically English village setting struggle against an insidious alien invasion. Introduction by Marshall B. Tynn. Artwork by Richard Powers. Collector's Notes laid in. Octavo. Full gray leather binding, with elaborate gilt stamping, three raised bands, decorative endpapers, and a ribbon marker. A fine copy. Fine. Item #71607

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