(#157772) THE VEILED PRISONER ... Translated by Hannaford Bennett. Gaston Leroux.

THE VEILED PRISONER ... Translated by Hannaford Bennett. London: Mills & Boon, Limited, [1923]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-288 + 16-page undated publishers catalogue inserted at rear, original green cloth, front and rear panels stamped in black, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition in English. "Science fiction novel of adventure and intrigue set in the first world war and featuring a super-submarine commanded by a mysterious person obviously inspired by Verne's Captain Nemo ... includes the imaginative concept of undersea trench warfare ..." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 139. A sequel to THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF CAROLUS HERBERT. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Reginald (1979). 1929 Christmas gift inscription on the front free endpaper. A very good, clean, attractive copy. Scarce. (#157772).

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"Published 1923" on copyright page.