NO BLADE OF GRASS. John Christopher, Christopher Samuel Youd.

NO BLADE OF GRASS. New York: Simon and Schuster, [1956]. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First U.S. edition. "A rapidly mutating virus wipes out all of Earth's grasses, including grain crops." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-42. Published in Britain as THE DEATH OF GRASS. Filmed in 1970. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-240. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 21. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1541-44. Text block age-darkened (a common fault for Simon and Schuster books published in the 1940s through 1960s), a near fine copy in very good dust jacket with mild shelf wear at upper spine end and several water stains to lower spine panel. (#127309).

Price: $100.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
First printing so stated on copyright page.