First American edition of The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham.
Octavo, 222pp. Blue cloth, title in green on spine. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. Solid text block, lightly bumped corners and edges, faint toning to endpapers, a near fine example. In publisher’s dust jacket, $2.50 retail price on front flap, a few closed tears and chips to top and bottom edges, small dampstain to verso at bottom of spine, wear to edges. Jacket designed by Whitney Bender. (Currey, page 221)