Planet of the Apes, Pierre Boulle
First edition in English of Boulle's science fiction classic, basis for the 1968 film and subsequent media franchise. New York: Vanguard Press, 1963. Label of the Pan Arts Company and owner's signature to flyleaf, else internally clean with a sound and square binding. A trace of shelfwear to the board edges. The unclipped dust jacket shows edgewear with chipping, rubbing and a dampstain to the back panel. First state with $4.50 price intact. Presents well in archival mylar.