New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition. Quite presentable example of Stewart's post-apocalyptic catastrophe novel, telling the story of the fall of civilization from a deadly disease and its rebirth. Winner of the International Fantasy Award in 1951. Item #1964
First Printing. Octavo; two-tone blue cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine and decorative elements stamped in blind to front cover; blue gray topstain; dustjacket; 373pp, . Base of spine gently bumped, with some trivial wear at crown and minor rubbing to publisher's logo on spine; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, lightly rubbed at edges and front joint, with a few shallow chips at spine ends and corner tips; unrestored, Very Good+.