Item #24565 QUAYLE'S INVENTION. John Taine, Eric Temple Bell.


New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, [1927]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [1-2] 3-451 [452-458: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original yellow-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge not stained, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough-trimmed. First edition. The author's second SF novel. Discovery of a process to extract gold from sea water and its consequences. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2151. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 745. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 211. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 191. Reginald 13968. Front and rear covers mottled, possibly damp stains, a very good copy in a good price clipped dust jacket backed on the verso with brown paper tape wear to spine ends with minor loss, light wear to corner tips, vertical crease to left front panel. (24565). Item #24565

Price: $100.00

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