CATALYST by Brad Kent [pseudonym]. London: Printed in Great Britain and Published by Curtis Warren Limited, n.d. . Octavo, cover by Ray Theobald, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Curtis Books 00. The spread of blue lichen threatens the existence of the "Organized People," a hidden colony of humans who live under Dartmoor. "This story marked the start of Hughes's transformation from 'straight -SF' hackery to intriguing science-fantasy." - Harbottle and Holland. Reginald 07556. Harbottle and Holland A261. Not in Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978). Mild rubbing to cover edges, a nearly fine copy. A nice copy of a scarce book. (#147893).
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