Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1962. First Edition. Nonfiction book by the author of Alas, Babylon, a fictional account of life after an atomic war. Published during the time of Cold War hydrogen bomb testing. The author concludes that nuclear war is unwinnable but presents his arguments for improved Civil Defense as a necessary deterrent factor. Interesting reading for historical context. Hardcover with dust jacket, 160 pages.
8vo., 160pp.; VG/VG; spine black with orange and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.95'; very mild shelfwear to dust jacket, small puncture to rear cover, mild wear to head and tail of spine, corners; small booksellers sticker to upper rear pastedown, else interior clean; shelved case 9.