WHEN THE TRIPODS CAME.
New York: E.P. Dutton, . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First U. S. edition. Precedes the British edition. Prequel to the tripod trilogy, the fourth novel featuring the tripods. "...this prequel serves chiefly to describe the establishment of the core of resistance that appears at the opening of THE WHITE MOUNTAINS.... it has the same swift action and sense of menace that has made the original books popular." - Kirkus Reviews, April 1988. See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-244. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a small closed tear at the base of the spine panel. A sharp copy of scarce book. (17868). Item #17868