Lest Darkness Fall.

DE CAMP, L. Sprague.


Publisher: William Heinemann
Place Published: London,
Description: Hardcover. Edges quite noticeably foxed, less so on the endpapers, a bookseller's label on the front paste-down, o/w very good in like price-clipped dustjacket with a couple small repairs (one at the head of the spine, the other a fingernail size restored piece at the top outer corner of the front panel.
Date Published: 1955.

A humorous fantasy in which an involuntary time-traveller in sixth-century Rome attempts to prevent the Dark Ages occurring. A notable early success for de Camp, and an accomplished use of history in science fiction. The attractive Heinemann jacket is uncredited.

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