AFTER WORLDS COLLIDE. Edwin Balmer, Philip Wylie.


New York, Philadelphia: Frederick A. Stokes Company, n.d., [c. early 1940s]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xiii [xiv-xvi] 1-341 [342-344: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original small pebbled blue cloth, all edges trimmed. Later edition. 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. Small tear to cloth along upper rear edge (4 mm), a fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with slight shelf wear to the spine ends and corner tips. This later printing was done during the transition period after Lippincott (based in Philadelphia) acquired Stokes in 1941 and before the Stokes imprint ceased. The jacket is priced $2.00 and the books listed on the rear panel are all older Stokes titles. The is a new cloth printing as it differs from the cloth of the first edition and is also about 5 mm taller. The "STOKES" on the jacket spine panel is in a white background box. (25004). Item #25004

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