THE SEA GIRL. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 1-13 [14-22: blank], original blue cloth, front and rear panels stamped in orange. Advance copy of the first edition. Promotional teaser which prints the preliminary pages and the first chapter with the typography for the front cover and the spine panel on the front and rear panels. An orange printed label with publication date and price is affixed to the front paste-down. In the 1990s mankind faces annihilation at the hands of an advanced humanoid race dwelling in caverns beneath the Pacific ocean. This novel was first published as a six-part serial in ARGOSY, 2 March - 6 April 1929. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 533. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 227. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 54. Reginald 03695. A very good copy. Rare. We have not seen another copy. (#137412).
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