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Author: Cromie, Robert:
Title: The Crack of Doom
Published: London: Digby, Long & Co., 1895.
Classification: Catalogue 22 - Supernatural
Description: First edition. 214 pp + 10 pp ads. Cromie's third science fiction adventure novel set 100 years in the future. Remarkable in that it is the first novel to employ the threat of a nuclear device to devastate the earth as a theme. Previous owner's neat inscription on ffep. Light browning on half-title. Text clean throughout except for occasional spot of foxing. Binding beginning to crack internally in text but still sound and tight. Original red cloth boards with black & gilt lettering on front board gilt lettering on spine. Spine lightly faded. Overall condition VG. A scarce title.
Book Number: #8090
Price: € 490.00
   

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