A LETTER TO MARS. A NOVEL. Denver, Colorado: Baxter Printing Co., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [3-5] 6-128, disbound. First edition. "A Martian condemned to death is permitted instead to 'fly' into space. This is achieved by him attaching a wire to the edge of a hole running through the center of Mars and then, fixed to the wire, falling through the hole down to Earth. After undergoing some adventures, recounted in a primitive style, Edison helps him return." - Locke, Voyages in Space 103. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 108. 06977. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Lacks the original wrappers, most of the text block is age-darkened, but the pages are not brittle. One of the rarest American interplanetary fictions. (#149759).
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