MISTS OF DAWN. Chad Oliver.

MISTS OF DAWN. Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, [1952]. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 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. Mild age-darkening to endpapers along gutter margins, some tanning of text paper (much less than usual), a fine copy in very good first printing dust jacket (10 titles listed on rear panel) with rubbing along folds, some fade to spine panel, and tiny chip from bottom edge of front flap. Jacket illustration by Alex Schomburg. A pretty nice copy of one of the more elusive early books in the Winston SF series. (#150083).

Price: $200.00

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