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    Pat Frank. Alas, Babylon. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1959].

    First edition. Octavo. 254 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth with blue, pink, and silver titles. In original pictorial dust jacket. Minimal wear to the bottom edge. Dust-soiling to the top edge of the textblock and light toning to the text. Minimal dust-soiling on the jacket, and faint edge wear at the spine ends, else fine.

    "After nuclear holocaust nearly devastates America, a small group of people survive to try to make a new and better world. Order is key to survival. With it mankind will survive even the bomb. Excellent popular narrative." (Barron: Anatomy of Wonder [1976] 186-187)

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