New York, Random House, 1949. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A classic work of post-apocalyptic fiction. Winner of the first International Fantasy Award in 1951, and a noted inspiration for Stephen King's The Stand. A near fine copy with just a little wear to the head of the spine. Some offsetting to the endpapers. A very respectable copy overall. Cover art by H. Lawrence Hoffman [6537, Hyraxia Books].