DER STEIN VOM MOND. KOSMISCHER ROMAN. Otto Willi Gail.

DER STEIN VOM MOND. KOSMISCHER ROMAN. Breslau: Bergstadtverlag, [1926]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-286 [287] [288: ad], original pictorial orange cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in black, top edge stained black. First edition. Sequel to DER SCHUSS INS ALL (1925). A novel set in the near future that takes place in the Atlantic ocean, on the Yucatan Peninsula and in space near Venus. The parts of the novel concerning Yucatan and Atlantis have an occult tone and some crank science is involved. The interplanetary portion is more sound and practical. “…combines elements of from Blavataksy’s Theosophy with contemporary rocketry.” - Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Gernsback Years 445. Translated into English as "The Stone from the Moon," SCIENCE WONDER STORIES, Spring 1930. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 828. Lexikon 2, p. 117. Bloch (2002) 1089. Brandt, Der deutsche Zukunftsroman 1918-1948, p. 358. Nagl, p. 255. A bright, nearly fine copy. (#147188).

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