London: Heinemann, .
First Heinemann edition, proof copy. [iv], 269 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Fourth Novel, Proof Copy of Heinemann Re-issue. Printer’s waste wrappers printed in red. About fine Men at Work 4.3.a. Item #322774
Shute’s fourth novel, Ruined City, was originally published by Casell; published by Morrow as Kindling, it was his first commercial success in the U.S. Ruined City was re-issued after the war by Heinemann.
The wrappers are printed on a sheet of printer’s waste, an illustration of a hound from Dog Days by K F Barker.