THE SECRET VOYAGE. London: Macdonald & Co., (Publishers) Ltd., . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] 7-254 [255-256: blank], original light blue cloth, spine panels stamped in red and dark blue. First edition. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Edmonds dated the month of publication on the front free endpaper. A "new and reconstructed" version of THE PROFESSOR'S LAST EXPERIMENT, Edmonds's techno-thriller published by Rich & Cowan in 1935. An early novel of about the control of radioactive forces, A reclusive scientist uses radioactivity to suspend and restart human life against a background of adventure and political intrigue. See Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 67. See Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 77. Reginald 04691A. This edition not in Bleiler (1978). Spine panel just a bit sunned, a very good copy or better copy in attractive very good dust jacket with wear at edges, mainly spine ends and corners. (#150535).
"First published November 1946" on copyright page.