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    George R. Stewart. Earth Abides. New York: 1949. First edition.

    More Information: George R. Stewart. Earth Abides. New York: Random House, 1949. First edition. Octavo. [10], 373, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's one-quarter dark blue cloth over light blue cloth-covered boards, spine lettered in silver, front with blind-stamped circle decoration; all edges trimmed, top edge stained gray-blue; original illustrated dust jacket. Spine leaning; spine ends softened and worn with bottom slightly pushed; joints worn with two tiny splits at top ends; general rubbing and scuffing to boards with some spot-staining at rear; fairly mild shelf wear to bottom edges; boards peeking at corners, top corners tapped. Light tanning to edges and interior of text block; topstain faded; some staining toward bottom of fore-edge. Slight wear at ends of jacket spine panel, small spots of color loss toward top; soft creasing along joints; mild rubbing to exposed panels, short tear with accompanying soft creasing from bottom edge of rear panel; soft creasing to flap folds, slight paper loss at ends with two puncture marks at either end of both folds. Mild, uneven tanning at verso. Very good. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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