THE LURE OF THE PURPLE STAR. Washington, D.C. Macdaniel Publishing Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-3] 4 [5-6] 5-298 [note: erratically paged by the publisher], inserted photographic frontispiece, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. First edition. Protagonist finds a manuscript which leads to the discovery of a powder compounded by an ancient Egyptian adept which annihilates time; the vapors transport him back to biblical times. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 359. Bleiler (1978), p. 86. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 G-470. A touch of rubbing to lower spine end and corner tips, a bright, nearly fine copy with no loss of perishable white enamel stamping. (#150788).
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