THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-351 [352-358: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks], original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Travel by time machine to Earth's far future. "THE MAN WHO MASTERED TIME completes the trilogy of my tales of Matter, Space, and Time [THE GIRL IN THE GOLDEN ATOM and "The Fire People" dealing with the first two matters, respectively]." - Ray Cummings (from foreword to a later appearance in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES). Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-24. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 516. Clareson, Science Fiction in America 1870s-1930s 226. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. Sargent, American and British Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 185. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p.54. Reginald 03693. From the Jack Warring collection with his signature and rubber-stamped name and address and 30 October 1929 date stamp on front free endpaper. Endpapers and page edges tanned, slight spine lean, else a bright, very good or better copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket (reproducing a superb color painting by Allen St. John on the front panel) with wear and shallow fraying along upper and lower edges, tiny chips from front corner tips, dust soiling to spine and rear panels, and light fading to spine title lettering. A nice copy overall. (#156826).
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