MAZA OF THE MOON. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-341 [342: blank], original decorated orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. The author's second book. A rousing space opera, first published as a four-part serial in ARGOSY, 21 December 1929 - 11 January 1930, in which Earth is threatened with destruction by the inhabitants of the moon. "Interplanetary war and the Yellow Peril ... Astonishing that ARGOSY would print this." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1240. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 470. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 129. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 115. Reginald 08316. Mild bruises to lower corner tips, top edge of text block just a trifle dusty, a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with touch of shelf wear at edges, orange lettering on spine panel quite faded, and rear panel lightly dust soiled. A beautiful copy of a book seldom found with an attractive dust jacket, this example being one of the best of those we have seen. (#149547).
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