THE MASTER OF THE MICROBE: A FANTASTIC ROMANCE. New York, Newark, N. J. Barse & Hopkins Publishers, [1926]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii] 9-424, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Science fiction thriller of search for deadly bacillus stolen by criminal mastermind. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1994. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 678. Bleiler (1978), p. 177. Reginald 12899. Hubin (1994), p. 730. Top edge of text block dusty, else a fine copy in very good three-color pictorial dust jacket with shelf wear at edges, shallow fraying with some loss at spine ends, some dust soiling to rear panel, and clipped price. The striking jacket is rarely seen. (#109902).

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