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DARKNESS AND THE DEEP by  Vardis Fisher - Hardcover - First trade edition - [1943] - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

DARKNESS AND THE DEEP

by Fisher, Vardis

Condition: A near fine copy, some tanning to edges of text block, top edge a bit dusty, cloth edges show a little discoloration in a near f


New York: The Vanguard Press, [1943]. First trade edition. A near fine copy, some tanning to edges of text block, top edge a bit dusty, cloth edges show a little discoloration in a near fine dust jacket, touch of shelf wear, spine panel shows some mild age darkening, rubbing to rear/spine panel fold, rear panel shows soiling and age darkening. (11853). Octavo, cloth. The first volume of the author's Testament of Man series, this title deals with prehistoric men and women.


  • Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11853
  • Title: DARKNESS AND THE DEEP
  • Author: Fisher, Vardis
  • Book condition: Used - A near fine copy, some tanning to edges of text block, top edge a bit dusty, cloth edges show a little discoloration in a near f
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First trade edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Vanguard Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: [1943]
  • Keywords: SF
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