THE MURDERER INVISIBLE. Philip Wylie.

THE MURDERER INVISIBLE.

New York: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, Publishers, [1931]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-314, original orange cloth stamped in dark blue. First edition. Mystery and science fiction novel of a man who can turn himself invisible and seeks to rule the world. Wylie freely admits indebtedness to Wells' novel The Invisible Man (which Wylie, unaccredited, helped write the screenplay for the 1933 film). Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 835. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 213. Reginald 15693. Hubin (1994) p. 882. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, with a small closed tear to upper front panel at spine fold, touch of shelf wear to extremities. Uncommon. (11265). Item #11265

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