Michael Joseph, 1953.
First edition, first printing. 8vo. Wine red boards with gilt titles. Blue dustwrapper illustrated dustwrapper. A fine copy with unmarked boards & bright gilt. No marks to textblock edges & no inscriptions. Appears totally unread. The near fine/fine dustwrapper is complete with only lightest wear to spine & to foot of front panel/flap fold. Clean back panel. Original price of 10s6dnet on front flap. A superb copy.
Wydham's second science fiction novel. Ships are sinking & there are deep trenches in the sea with fireballs in the sky. Something most horrible is about to reveal itself - a force too strong to control!
Anatomy of Wonder 3-412.