PLANET PLANE by John Beynon [pseudonym]. London: Newnes, [1936]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7-247 [248], original yellow cloth, spine stamped in black. First edition. The author's third book and second SF novel. An early interplanetary story by this noted British SF writer best known for fine catastrophe novels published under his John Wyndham pseudonym. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1297. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 69. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 33. Bleiler (1978), p. 22. Reginald 15715. Foxing throughout, some light spotting to cloth at lower right front corner and lower spine edge, a nearly fine copy in a very good second state dust jacket (priced "2/6" on front flap) with a closed tear to the lower left front corner at the spine edge, mended on the verso with clear tape, there is associated rubbing and wrinkling also, small closed tear to upper right corner, some light rubbing to corners and head of spine panel. An attractive copy. (#138186).

Price: $1,500.00

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