On the Beach.London, Heinemann, 1957 Stock Code: 124200
NotesFirst edition, first impression. Signed by the author on the title page, using his full name, "Nevil Shute Norway". This is Shute's best-known novel, succinctly described by George Locke as "nuclear disaster novel; Australia waits for radioactivity to reach it from the devastated northern hemisphere. A classic". Signed copies are very uncommon.
Octavo. Rebound by the Times Book Club in light blue boards, lettered and blocked in darker blue. With the dust jacket.
Extremities of jacket rubbed, some creasing to spine.
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