NOYES, Alfred.

The Last Man.

London: John Murray, 1940 Stock Code: 79253
£1,500.00
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First edition, first impression. Rare, particularly in the dust jacket, this is one of the earliest novels to incorporate a doomsday device. It was critically well-received, with George Orwell writing that the book "raises a real problem decay in the belief in absolute good and evil".

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. With dust jacket.

Condition

Ownership inscription to front pastedown. A little rubbed and toned at extremities, lower corner bumped and with a small white mark, spotting to edges of text block, partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed, tanned, and chipped jacket with some closed tears.

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