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    John Wyndham. The Day of the Triffids. London: Michael Joseph, [1951]. First edition. Octavo 7.25 x 4.75 inches; 185 x 122 mm.). 302, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's green cloth; spine lettered in sliver; in original dust jacket. Jacket mildly edgeworn; spine ends a touch frayed; light toning and soil to rear panel; top edge of rear flap creased. Spine tail bumped; light touches of wear to edges; spots of foxing to endpapers; bookseller's price written in pen at front pastedown. Near fine. Housed in custom clamshell case. From the Collection of Daniel J. King.

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    7th Wednesday
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