THE NINTH EARL OF WHITBY: A NOVEL AND OTHER STORIES. Neil Bell, which was apparently a. pen name for Stephen H. Critten Stephen Southwold.

THE NINTH EARL OF WHITBY: A NOVEL AND OTHER STORIES. London: Alvin Redman, [1966]. Octavo, boards. First edition. Posthumously published short novel (a detective story) and eight short stories. "Miss-Fire" is an odd story that revives Verne's character Arne Saknussen from VOYAGE TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH. "Vox Populi" is a political fantasy set in the near future. Bell, though largely forgotten now, was a significant producer of science fiction (among other genres) in England between the 1930s and 1950s. Hubin (1994), p. 62. NCBEL IV 524. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#116301).

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"Published ... / ... / 1966" on copyright page.