A SUITOR FROM THE STARS. Baltimore, Md. Published by Thomas & Evans Printing Co, . Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-175 [176: blank], original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. During an interplanetary war an alien from a distant star system arrives on Earth and takes possession of a human body while tracking a traitorous member of his race. The novel is dedicated to Hugo Gernsback "in appreciation of the inspiration derived from his work and vision." Highly imaginative, but badly written. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 496. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 203. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 60. Bleiler (1978), p. 51. Reginald 03515. Free endpapers foxed, else a fine copy in very good printed dust jacket with wear at edges, some insect damage along the fore-edge of the front panel, diamond-shaped piece clipped from spine panel (probably removing a printed price) and some general dust soiling. (#151134).
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