Upton Sinclair: World's End / Lanny Budd Series book 1; World's End, 1942
Upton Sinclair: World's End / Lanny Budd Series book 1; World's End, 1942.
Novel set against the backdrop of 20th Century history. This series comprised 11 books in total, published between 1940 and 1953. The novels were bestsellers of their day, translated and published in 21 countries, and with Dragon's Teeth, the third novel, winning the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1943.
Published by T. Werner Laurie Ltd, London, July 1942. 2nd reprint, following the first UK edition of 1940.
A good black cloth hardback with red lettering. Covers are a little scuffed, with a few marks, and some crinkling on the rear. Some light fading to spine.
Previous owner's signature to first free endpaper.
Text is bright and clean throughout, and soundly bound.
627pp + 1pp.
Text in English.
Dimensions: Approximately 185mm high x 137mm wide x 45mm deep.
Weight: Approximately 544g (unpacked).