AFTER WORLDS COLLIDE. Edwin Balmer, Philip Wylie.


New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1934. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xiii [xiv-xvi] 1-341 [342-344: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front and spine stamped in gold, fore edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed. First edition, first printing. Sequel to WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE. The survivors of the destruction of Earth start a new civilization. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, pp. 126-27. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 041. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 64. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 86. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 27. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 14. Reginald 00801. A fine copy in very good first printing pictorial dust jacket (rear flap advertising When Wolds Collide, rear panel listing eleven titles including Dr. Dolittle's Return by Hugh Lofting) with light wear at head and tail of spine panel and corners and faint horizontal scratch to lower portion of front panel. This book is uncommon in dust jacket and nicer examples of the jacket are rarely encountered. (24977). Item #24977

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