THE LORD OF LIFE. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1933. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-3] 4-295 [296: blank], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. "A blackmail story carried though to its conclusion when the scientist who threatens to destroy the world if his terms are not met makes good on his promise. A party of survivors aboard a submarine immediately fall to fighting over the one woman in their company, with blackly comic consequences," - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-100. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 62. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 30 and A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 132. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 224-25. Bleiler (1978), p. 19. Reginald 01050. Mild bruise to upper right corner of front cover, a bright, nearly fine copy in good pictorial dust jacket with shelf wear at edges, shallow chipping and fraying at spine ends and corner tips, and dust soiling to rear panel. (#103672).
"Published July, 1933" on copyright page.