THE ROCK IN THE SEA. London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-288 + 64-page publisher's catalogue "for the Autumn, 1934" inserted at rear, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition in English. Victims of shipwreck encounter strange life forms on a volcanic island newly arisen from the depths of the Pacific Ocean. A translation of DER FELS IM MEER (1934). Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 67. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald. See Bloch (2002) 714. A nearly fine copy in pictorial 7/6 dust jacket (illustrated by Philip Simmonds) with wear at edges and fraying and shallow chipping at spine ends and corner tips. According to Locke, Delmont's books are "extremely elusive;" they are rare in jacket. (#148778).
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