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THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS - Wyndham, John (pseudonym of John Beynon - 1951. 
Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City 1951 - Octavo. cloth. Preceded the British edition that has textual differences. Runner-up for the 1952 International Fantasy Award. ". compares favorably to H. G. Wells' catastrophe novels, especially with THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, to which it bears some striking resemblance's." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature, p. 506. Basis for two films, a 1962 feature film and a 1981 made for television movie. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-199. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 5. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to extremities, some spotting to verso of jacket with light show through at rear panel. An attractive, superior example of this book which is uncommon in this condition. (19900) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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