THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-351 [352-358: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Travel by time machine to earth's far future. "THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME completes the trilogy of my tales of Matter, Space, and Time [THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM and "The Fire People" dealing with the first two matters, respectively]." - Ray Cummings (from foreword to a later appearance in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-24. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 516. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 226. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Sargent, American and British Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 185. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p.54. Reginald 03693. Owner's signature dated 1934 on front free endpaper. Page edges tanned, else a fine copy in good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing a superb color painting by Allen St. John on the front panel) with wear and fraying along upper spine end, upper and lower edges of front panel, and along flap fold, small chips from lower edge of front pane and upper edge of rear panel, dust soiling to spine and rear panels, and faded spine title lettering. (#140813).
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