THE GREEN MOUSE. New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1910. Octavo, pp. [i-x] xi [xii] xiii [xiv] 1-281 [282: blank] 1-8: ads, six inserted plates with illustrations by Edmund Frederick as well as numerous black-and-white vignettes in the text, original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white and blind, pictorial paper inlay on front panel. First edition. First printing with code "(1)" at base of page 281. "Light society romance about a down-on-his-luck electrical engineer who happens on an invention that 'broadcasts' the erotic essence of an individual, thus attracting its ideal complementary opposite." - Robert Eldridge. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) and (1981) 1-38. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 399. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 143. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 41. Bleiler (1978), p. 41. Reginald 02813. Stains to top quarter-inch of most leaves, externally a bright attractive copy, in a good pictorial dust jacket with chips to about a third of the spine panel (leaving author and title intact, however), edge-wear, dust soiling and old internal tape mends. The jacket is rare in any condition. (#146061).
"Published April, 1910" on copyright page. First printing has code "(1)" at base of page 281.