New York: Fairplay Publishers, 1949. Color Ilustrations. First Edition. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Near Fine. Item #005506520
Szilard's scarce science fiction story, privately printed by Fairplay Publishers (ca. 1949). 14,  pages. Original plain red stapled wraps, gold foil label on upper cover. Szilard was one of the great scientific minds of the 20th century, playing a pivotal role in the development of nuclear energy and weapons. This short story explores the concept of an Earth with humanity wiped from its face by nuclear war.