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    John Wyndham. The Day of the Triffids. London: Michael Joseph, [1951].

    First edition. Inscribed by the author. Octavo. 302 pages.

    Publisher's light green cloth covers with spine lettered in silver. Dust jacket illustrated by Patrick Gierth. Blue advertising band around dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper dated 22-8-51. Minimal shelf wear, minor soiling and small nicks to dust jacket. Altogether a very good copy.

    British science fiction writer John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris (July 10, 1903 - March 11, 1969) authored this book under his pen name of John Wyndham. The Day of the Triffids, his most widely recognized book, was the first book in which he utilized this pen name. This book was also published the same year in New York by Doubleday & Company.


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