THE MUCKER. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1921. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-414 [415-417: ads] [418-422: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], five plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original sea-green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown. First edition, first printing of the full text. Adventure novel with short lost race sequence. Total of 17,000 copies printed. There were multiple printings, probably two, last dated 1922. The first part of this novel was published a few weeks earlier in Britain. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 330. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02301. Heins M-1. Spine roll, inner rear hinge cracked, edges of text block tanned (as is often the case with this title), a clean, a good to very good copy which can easily be fixed. Pictorial front panel of the dust jacket laid in. This book is seldom found in superior condition. (#147310).
"Published October, 1921" on copyright page.