THE DAY THE WORLD ENDED. Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vi [vii-viii]  2-306 [307: ad] [308-310: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original decorated black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red, decorated red endpapers. First edition. Anubis, a tiny dwarf with huge intellect, intends to kill most humans with powerful weapons he has invented and rule the world. The third Gaston Max novel, first published in COLLIER'S in 1929. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1910. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 58. Bleiler (1978), p. 169. Reginald 12369. Day, p. 6. Lower right corner bumped, else a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (illustrated by Bobri) with light wear at spine ends and corner tips, ragged closed tear along upper rear spine fold which extends slightly into the rear panel, and light general dust soiling. (#152689).
First edition so stated on copyright page.