THE CATALYST by Vargo Statten [pseudonym]. John Russell Fearn, "Vargo Statten."

THE CATALYST by Vargo Statten [pseudonym].

London: Scion Ltd., [1951]. Octavo, cover by Ronald Turner, pictorial wrappers. First edition. "A Scion Scientific Novel." "Scott and Nancy Andrew bring back a small cinder rock from Mercury, not knowing that it is a catalyst which will turn water into gold. It is lost in the sewers of London, and Earth is threatened. An ingenious SF re-working of the King Midas Legend." - Harbottle and Holland. Harbottle and Holland A132. Previous owner's ink stamp to title page, edge wear, cover creases, some tiny chips, a good to very good copy. (24465). Item #24465

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