THE DEATH OF GRASS. John Christopher, Christopher Samuel Youd.

THE DEATH OF GRASS. London: Michael Joseph, [1956]. Octavo, boards. First edition. "A rapidly mutating virus wipes out all of Earth's grasses, including grain crops." -Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-42. Filmed in 1970 as "No Blade of Grass," which is the title of the U.S. edition of this book. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-240. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 21. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1541-44. Top edge of text block a bit dusty, else a fine copy in near fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing to corners some age-darkening to white lettering on spine panel, small closed tear at bottom edge of rear panel, and clipped price. (#127313).

Price: $500.00