THE NORTH SEA MYSTERY: A STORY OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE WORK. London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, . Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6-319 , original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Edmonds on the front free endpaper. "Espionage thriller with a science fiction background -- Britain's fiendish enemies have invented radio controlled torpedoes (i.e., guided missiles) with which they plan to destroy the British fleet." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 77. Bleiler (1978), p. 67. Reginald 04690. Spine panel spotted and a bit sunned, else a very good copy. (#148092).
"First Published 1930" on page .