London : Methuen & Co. LTD, 1955
First Edition. [vi],566 pages. Evocative illustrations by Michael Ayrton. Original white cloth banded in black and lettered in gilt; some loss to black bands; a few minor signs or age and use; very few spots to the early preliminaries; else very clean in the unclipped, atmospheric jacekt also designed by Michael Ayrton; spine of dust-jacket a little tanned; some cracks and splits to top.
The Human Age Books 2 and 3 were published thirty years after Childer-Mass first appeared, and formed parts two and three of Lewis’s unfinished epic. Described by Frederic Jameson as “the supreme realization of what has to be called theological science fiction.”
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