Rigby, 1961, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: William Thon -- Dust Jacket
300 g; 192 pages, illustrated dust jacket, with authors photograph on the rear panel. Slight spotting to the top edge of the text block, foxing of the 1st 2 pages, and of the last 2 pages of the book the dustjacket is slightly rubbed at the corners. With a 0.5 inch tear at the top left of the front panel. "In his dramatic new novel, set against the fascinating background of the tall timber country in the state of Victoria, Robert Close is concerned to show how the average Australian, used to relying on his own resources, might react to the danger of annihilation. It is interesting that his conclusions are sharply in contrast with those suggested by Neville Shute in On The Beach". -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: William Thon -- Dust Jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 0229560.