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London: Newnes, . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5  7-247 , original yellow cloth, spine stamped in black. First edition. The author's third book and second SF novel. An early interplanetary story by this noted British SF writer best known for fine catastrophe novels published under his John Wyndham pseudonym. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 69. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 33. Bleiler (1978), p. 22. Reginald 15715.
London: George Newnes, Limited, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-256, original blue vertically ribbed cloth, spine stamped in gold. First edition. The author's first book, first published in nine serialized parts in THE PASSING SHOW in 1935 under the title of "Sub-Sahara." One of the few lost race novels set in the future. In 1964 a decadent pigmy race, originally of Egyptian descent, is discovered in caverns under the Sahara. Harris is better known under his pseudonym John Wyndham. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 67. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 33. Bleiler (1978), p. 22. Reginald 15716.
London: Nova Publications Ltd., . Octavo, cover by Gordon Hutchings, pictorial wrappers. First printing of the revised text. "Nova Science Fiction Novels" No. 1. The author's second SF book, first published in 1936 as PLANET PLANE. Currey, p. 222. Harbottle and Holland B76.