THE IRON STAR. John Taine, Eric Temple Bell.

THE IRON STAR. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., [1930]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] [1-2] 3-357 [358-360: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original purple cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Of 2000 copies printed, this is one of 1250 in the first binding. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-106; (1987) 2-117; and (1995) 2-125. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 2155. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 743. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 210. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 13966. Gold lettering on spine panel a bit tarnished, narrow damp stain on front and rear covers near spine edge, a very good copy in good pictorial dust jacket printed on purple paper stock (with illustration by Julie Brown) with faded spine panel (as is most often the case), light shelf wear along top and bottom edges, and closed tears with internal tape mends at spine ends and along flap folds. The jacket is uncommon. (#152538).

Price: $350.00

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First edition so stated on copyright page.