New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1928. First American edition. Hardcover. 395pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with light green ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Decorative endpapers. The spine and covers show light edge wear. The front endsheet has a prior owner's ink stamp and name in pen. The text block is only just starting to crack at the rear. The earlier UK edition is cited in the Bleiler checklist and Reginald. Very good. Item #37727
This novel, which was later adapted into a film with the same name, is a disaster-themed story in which a geographical upheaval results in parts of Britain sinking under the sea, and turning the Chilterns into an archipelago of very small islands.