MISTS OF DAWN. Boston: Gregg Press, 1979. Octavo, cloth. Later edition. Text offset from the text of 1952 The John C. Winston Company edition. Brief signed inscription by Oliver to David Hartwell, coeditor of "The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series" on the half title page. A young man is accidentally sent back in time to interglacial Europe in 50,000 B. C. when Neanderthal men and Cro-Magnon men were in conflict. "... a warmly sympathetic picture of Cro-Magnon civilization." - Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. The author's first book. Part of the classic Winston science fiction series for young readers published between 1952 and 1961. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-832. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 46. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with just a touch of rubbing at spine ends. A nice association copy. (#136499).
"First Printing, May 1979" on copyright page.