London, Heinemann, 1957. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very good copy. An excellent, early post-apocalptic novel with an interesting device wherein radiation is gradually spreading throughout the world, with devastating effect. Some edge wear to the jacket, including a 8mm tear to the rear with associated creasing. Smaller tear to lower spine tip. Spine tips a touch bumped. Cover art by John Rowland [8164, Hyraxia Books].