SHADOW ON THE HEARTH. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-277 [278-280: blank], black boards stamped in silver. First edition. The author's first book. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-760. Brians, Nuclear Holocausts: Atomic War in Fiction, 1895-1984, p. 259. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 94. In 333. Mild rubbing along the bottom edge, a nearly fine copy in good dust jacket with wear along top and bottom edges with shallow loss at spine ends and corner tips and dust soiling to rear panel. (#165429).
First edition so stated on copyright page.