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Wyndham, John
THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS. LONDON: MICHAEL JOSEPH, 1951
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332
Wyndham, John
THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS. LONDON: MICHAEL JOSEPH, 1951
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
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Wyndham, John
THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS. LONDON: MICHAEL JOSEPH, 1951
8vo (185 x 123mm.), first edition, original green cloth, lettered in silver on the spine, dust-jacket, minor spotting to fore-edges
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Provenance

The Ronald Segal collection of Detective, Crime and Fantasy Fiction, Sotheby's, 19 December 2000, lot 515

Catalogue Note

First edition in jacket of the author's classic science-fiction novel, which imagines a catastrophic invasion of monstrous and lethal seven-foot high plants. "Triffid" has subsequently entered the lexicon to describe almost any kind of imaginary or hostile plant specimen.

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