THE SILVER PERIL by Maryse Rutledge [pseudonym]. New York: The Fiction League, 1931. Octavo, pp. [3-6] 7-320 [321-322: ads] [note: text complete despite gap in pagination], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. An early techno-thriller featuring an aerial anarchist who has invented a helicopter and a disintegrator ray. Bleiler (1978), p. 172. Reginald 12591. Hubin (1994), p. 709. Lower corner tips bruised, a very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket with shelf wear and shallow chipping at edges, tiny inked price at upper right corner of front panel, spine panel a bit sun faded, and small stain to rear panel. (#130462).
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