MYSTERY OF THE THIRD MINE. Robert W. Lowndes.

MYSTERY OF THE THIRD MINE.

Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, [1953]. Octavo, jacket illustration by Kenneth Fagg, cloth. First edition. Printed signed inscription from Lowndes to a Sherlockian friend, also laid in is a Christmas card from Lowndes, the recipient being same friend as reference is made to a Sherlockian meeting. A desperate group of miners in the Asteroid Belt band together to fight the corrupt Asteroid Miners' Association. A tense tale of frontier life in space. Part of the popular Winston juvenile series published between 1952-1961, which introduced many young readers to science fiction. A fine copy in a bright, nearly fine first printing dust jacket (15 titles listed on rear panel) with some rubs and nicks along the upper jacket edge. Books signed by Lowndes are uncommon. (8199). Item #8199

Price: $450.00

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