The Day Of the Triffids

by Wyndham, John

The Day of the Triffids is a post-apocalyptic novel written in 1951 by the English science fiction author John Wyndham. Although Wyndham had already published other novels, this was the first published under the John Wyndham pen-name. It established him as an important writer, and remains his best known novel. When Bill Masen wakes up blindfolded in hospital there is a bitter irony in his situation. Carefully removing his bandages, he realizes that he is the only person who can see: everyone else, doctors and patients alike, have been blinded by a meteor shower. Now, with civilization in chaos, the triffids - huge, venomous, large-rooted plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day. The Day of the Triffids , published in 1951, expresses many of the political concerns of its time: the Cold War, the fear of biological experimentation and the man-made apocalypse. However, with its terrifyingly believable insights into the genetic modification of plants, the book is more relevant today than ever before.

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The Day Of The Triffids Michael Joseph Fourteenth Impression Thus. March, 1984 Wyndham, John: The Day of the Triffids, Michael Joseph, London. Original copyright 1951. Science Fiction, Horror. Original source material for the film of the same name. One of the creepiest stories you will ever read. Good/Good Price-clipped DJ. Dust jacket is black with large green and white titling… Read more about this item
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Wyndham, John: THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS. DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, 1951. BOOK CLUB EDITION. Science Ficvtion. USED. VERY GOOD- CONDITION/ VERY GOOD WHITNEY BENDER DUST JACKET. One of the creepiest stories you will ever read. SCARCE.
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by Wyndham, John [John Beynon Harris] [Bookplate Of L. Sprague De Camp]

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New York: Doubleday, 1951. First American Edition 1st Printing. Grey Cloth. Fine Book/Very Good + DJ. 222 Pp. Grey Blue Cloth Stamped In Green. Stated First Edition; Preceding The British Edition And With Textual Differences. Book Is Bright, Clean, No Marks, Tight, No Fraying, No Wear. Triangular Green Armorial Bookplate Of Sf And Non-Fiction Writer L. Sprague De… Read more about this item
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A mid 20th Century classic of English Lit, and a giant novel in the the SF tradition of H G Wells. This is an elusive first edition copy in the original jacket. Loose to the jacket on the jacket as can be seen on the photo. Also, nicks to the corners. The book is Very Good with no inscription… Read more about this item
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by Wyndham, John (pseud. of John Beynon Harris)

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1951. First American Edition. The author's best-known work, a catastrophe novel about Londoners stricken with blindness due to a cosmic phenomenon, and wave of large, intelligent, carnivorous plants taking over the city. An attractive copy of a science fiction highspot, making all of the important lists, and basis for several film adaptations. First… Read more about this item
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1951. First American edition, which preceded the British edition of Wyndham's classic work. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by John Wyndham on the half-title page. Fine in a very good dust dust jacket. Jacket design by Whitney Bender. A thoroughly English apocalypse, it rivals H. G. Wells in conveying how the everyday… Read more about this item
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London: Michael Joseph,, 1951. A British sci-fi classic First edition, first impression, of Wyndham's science fiction classic. "His story of the perambulating vegetable menace which takes over a Britain stricken with blindness was an immediate success. The inferior MGM film version (1963) starred Howard Keel, and a BBC television adaptation appeared in 1981" (Brian Aldiss in ODNB). The… Read more about this item
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London: Michael Joseph, 1951 . First edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good Only. 8" by 5.5". None. The first edition of John Wyndham's enormously influential work of science fiction, a work praised by Arthur C. Clarke as an 'immortal story'. The first edition, first impression, in the publisher's original price unclipped first issue dust wrapper, priced 10s. 6d. to the… Read more about this item
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London: Gollancz. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. Hardcover. 0575073381 . International orders may require additional postage. ; £14.99 price intact on flap. 1st SF Masterworks Edition. ; SF Masterworks Volume X; 272 pages .
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London: Michael Joseph, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. An SF classic: a post-apocalyptic novel where plants are the enemy. "The best writer of science fiction that England has ever produced."-Stephen King. First edition (states "first published..." on the copyright page, with no indication of later impressions). A very good copy in the original publisher's green cloth binding.… Read more about this item
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London: Michael Joseph, 1951. 302pp, rebound in full green morocco, smooth spine, black calf title label to spine, edges stained green. Externally very good indeed, apart from some slight colour bleed from edge colouring, internally very good. Locke calls it "a modern classic of science fiction". Negley 524; Locke, Spectrum I:237. First Edition. Full Morocco. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo.
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Michael Joseph, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Supplied in a very good colour facsimile jacket. The boards are shelf rubbed and edge worn, but remain strong and sturdy. Internally, there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are neat, crisp and complete. Tightly bound and presents handsomely in cellophane. JK. Our orders… Read more about this item
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London: Michael Joseph. Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth over boards with silver lettering to spine. Spine lean, bumped corners, foxing to endpages. 4/6 written on fep. Slightly bowed. Unclipped jacket in mylar states price of 10s. 6d. Faint stamp to back flap. Jacket spine ends chipped; tape and small closed… Read more about this item
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London: Michael Joseph, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Good. An SF classic: a post-apocalyptic novel where plants are the enemy. "The best writer of science fiction that England has ever produced."-Stephen King. First edition (states "first published..." on the copyright page, with no indication of later impressions). A very good copy in the original publisher's green cloth binding.… Read more about this item
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by Wyndham, John (pseudonym of John Beynon Harris)

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