THE GOLD TOOTH. John Taine, Eric Temple Bell.

THE GOLD TOOTH. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, [1927]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] [1-2] 3-436 [347-352: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original purple cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained orange, fore edge untrimmed. bottom edge rough trimmed. First edition. Lost race adventure novel of the discovery of an ancient race in the mountains of North Korea who possess a new element that is a powerful catalyst for transforming mercury into gold. "Interesting moments, clever plotting, but too long." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2152. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 740. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 210. Teitler and Locke (2013) 1177. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 13963. A fine copy in fine two-color pictorial dust jacket with shallow 5x20 mm chip from upper spine end. A sharp copy. (#151122).

Price: $450.00

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