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THE DROWNED WORLD
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd.,. 1962. Octavo,. boards.. A mild foxing to top and fore-edges of text block, a fine copy in. fine first printing dust jacket (code "X22" at bottom right corner of. rear flap and price "15/- / net" on front flap) with minute nick to. front flap fold and 6 mm closed tear at top edge of rear panel. A. sharp copy of a very scarce book. (#107348). First British (and first hardcover) edition. "Some seventy years hence life is only really possible in the Arctic and Antarctic and man is regressing into deeply buried racial memories." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 160. "A marvelous culmination of the long British tradition of disaster stories." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 4- 37. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-67. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 35. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 634-38.
      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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