The World at Bay
Author: Paul Capon
Illustrator: Alex Schomburg
CAPON, Paul. The World at Bay. Jacket and Endpaper Designs by Alex Schomburg. Philadelphia: John C. Winston . 12mo, xii 208pp. Black cloth with spine stamped decoratively in red. Illustrated endpapers. Spine ends minutely rubbed, some faint spotting to front board, else an internally clean, bright copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (lightest wear at corners, rear panel minutely soiled).
First edition. No one believed Professor Elrick when he announced that Earth was in imminent danger of attack. But when the gray-skinned, horney-limbed Poppeans’ ships struck Earth’s atmosphere, the entire planet was rocked! Now mankind was in a desperate battle for control of their own world! A title in the Winston Science Fiction series for young readers.