Bantam, 1987, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Brad Holland Cover Art
Photographic title pages, showing Chernobyl nuclear reactor and its environs. 1/4 tan coloured cloth covered backstrip with gilt titles. 3/4 tan coloured boards. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Brad Holland, with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. On April 26, 1986, the then unknown, Russian town of Chernobyl blazed into the world's psyche with the meltdown of its nuclear reactor. It caused a cloud of radiation that drifted over Europe, fear world wide and political paralysis of the Russian government. In this novel the author speculates what it was really like when the nuclear reactor melted, why it occurred and what are the possible long-term effects of the radiation leakage. Fading to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. A few marks to the book panels and faint stains to the textblock edges. Chipping to the top. Backstrip edge and top dustwrapper corners. Creasing and some rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Fading to the backstrip. The there is an erosion mark to the front spine gutter, approximately 3 inches from the top panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (11), 2-355, (3) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Brad Holland Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Russia; ISBN: 0553052101. ISBN/EAN: 9780553052107. Inventory No: 0113010.