Item #31112 DR. NIKOLA'S EXPERIMENT. Guy Boothby.


London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1899. Octavo, pp. [i-ii] iii-vi [vii-viii 1-340 [341-342: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], twenty inserted illustrations by Sydney Cowell, original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, white, blue-gray and gold, all edges untrimmed. First edition. The fourth novel with Doctor Nikola, this one featuring him. Doctor Nikola has a continuing quest for immortality and world domination. Among his attributes are, great wealth, strong deductive powers, a dedicated scientist, hypnotic powers, a master of disguise and familiarity with the occult. Doctor Nikola continues on with his experiments of rejuvenation. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 40. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 242. Blackford, et al., Strange Constellations: A History of Australian Science Fiction, p. [221]. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 47. Bleiler (1978), p. 27. Reginald 01626. Hubin (1994), p. 87. End papers darkened, foxing to page edges, corners a bit soft, a lovely, fine copy. Scarce in this condition. (31112). Item #31112

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