OUT OF THE DEEPS. New York: Ballantine Books, . Octavo, boards. First U.S. edition. The author's fourth science fiction novel, the second using the John Wyndham pseudonym. Earth is invaded by beings from another planet who exist under conditions of enormous pressure in the deep sea. Issued earlier in Britain with textual differences as THE KRAKEN WAKES (1953). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-412. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some fox marks on the inner surface of the spine panel with a bit of mild, barely noticeable show through. The ink is vivid and not oxidized or faded, which often happens to this jacket. A very nice copy. (#154923).
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