ADRIFT IN A BONEYARD. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1947. Octavo, pp. [1-11] 12-255 [256: blank], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in yellow, fore-edge rough trimmed. First edition. The adventures, both "realistic and quixotic," of the six survivors of the "Great Storm of the 1950s [that] passed over Westchester County in a series of flashes and explosions." The journey of the survivors ends "on an Edenic island where they seem to have a choice of living 'naturally' or returning to a restored world. A disarmingly complex parable questioning the meaning of human existence." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-367. Taylor's first novel. Bleiler (1978), p. 191. Reginald 14006. Several small stars rubber-stamped on the front paste-down and front flap of the dust jacket, which we believe to be remainder marks, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at edges, mainly spine ends and front corner tips. (#160827).
First edition so stated on copyright page.