THE EARTH-TUBE. New York, London: D. Appleton & Company, 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-308  [310: blank] [311-312: ads], original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. First printing with code "(1)" on page . Yellow peril thriller wherein Orientals with terrifying advanced weaponry invade the U.S. via a subterranean tunnel. Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time. p. 157. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 650. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 56. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 275. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 77. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 67. Reginald 04702. Endpapers a bit tanned, some foxing to fore-edge of text block, a very good copy in good dust jacket with chipping along top and bottom edges, several closed tears along flap folds, and internal tape mends. (#152597).
No statement of printing. First printing has code "(1)" on page .