LE DOCTEUR OMEGA: AVENTURES FANTASTIQUES DE TROIS FRANCAIS DANS LA PLANETE MARS. Paris: Librairie Mondiale, n.d. . Large octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-234  [236: blank] [237: printer's imprint] [238-240: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], 33 illustrations, some full page, by E. Bouard, original decorated red pebbled cloth, front panel stamped in black and silver, spine panel stamped in silver, rear panel stamped in blind, all edges plain, blue-gray coated endpapers. First edition. The prolific author's first science fiction novel, preceded by several fantasy novels. The savant and his companions travel to an inhabited Mars in a spacecraft powered by an antigravity metal called repulsite. Highly imaginative illustrations by Bouard. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction, p. 357. Inner hinges cracked, as is usually the case with this large, heavy book with it's delicate endpapers, a very good copy. Unusually nice condition for this book. (#157054).
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