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    Winner of the 1951 International
    Fantasy Award

    George R. Stewart. Earth Abides. New York: Random House, [1949]. First edition. Octavo. [x], 373, [374: blank] pages. Publisher's cloth with dark blue backstrip and blue boards, spine lettered in gilt, front board stamped in blind, in original dust jacket. Neat private owner's signature on title page. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of wear at spine ends and corner tips. A beautiful copy and very uncommon thus.

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    "The population of a future age has been mysteriously reduced and lives under primeval conditions." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 157. Winner of the 1951 International Fantasy Award for best novel. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1087. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 2. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 237. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 687-91. Baird and Greenwood, An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction 1664-1970 2354. Hanna, A Mirror for the Nation 2354.



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    April, 2016
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