First American edition, proof issue. , 279 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Proof. Wrappers from dust jacket design. Spine a bit rubbed. Very good Men at Work 4.2.a. Item #322682
Published in London as Ruined City, the Morrow edition became Shute’s first commercial successS in the U.S. Here in an advance issue, with the front and spine of wrapper using the dust jacket, and the back wrapper blank.