LA PLANETE DES SINGES. [Paris]: Le Cercle du Nouveau Livre, . Octavo, green cloth stamped in gold and blind. First edition. Number 587 of an unstated limitation. Published in English as PLANET OF THE APES (1963). Basis for two films and numerous sequels. "Boulle made the Earth astronauts' visit to a far planet where apes are the dominant species and humans a despised underclass a parable of racial and other social failings on Earth ..." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-143. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1692-96. Tiny nick to cloth at lower spine end, a bright, nearly fine copy without dust jacket (as issued?). (#114530).
"Il fait partie / d'une edition originale numerotee / ..." on colophon page.