DIE ARCHE. ROMAN ... Mit einer Vorrede von Georg Engel. Berlin: Verlag Ullstein & Co, 1917. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-409   [412-415 [416: colophon], original yellow boards, front and spine panels printed in dark green and gold, top edge stained dark green. First edition, first printing. When the Earth passes through the poisonous tail of a comet all humans die, except those on the maiden voyage of a submersible passenger ship (the Ark of the title). Basis for a 1919 silent film. Lexikon 1, p. 231. Bloch (2002) 2740. Not in Nagl. A very good copy. KVK reports 6 copies of the first printing. No copies reported by OCLC or COPAC. The first printing is uncommon and is seldom found in such nice condition. (#154214).
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