THE MOON METAL. Garrett P. Serviss.


New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1900. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 1-163 [164], original decorated blue cloth, front panel stamped in white, light green, and silver, spine panel stamped in white. First edition. The author's first novel published in book form. A scientist supplies a new metal which replaces gold as the world monetary standard. It is discovered that this metal comes from the Moon. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 1-148. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 681. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 26. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 192. Locke, Voyages in Space 190. Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK, p. 81. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 177. Reginald 12902. Wright (III) 4869. Previous owners gift inscription to front free end paper, touch of flaking to spine lettering, a fine copy. (11249). Item #11249

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