DER SCHUSS INS ALL. EIN ROMAN VON MORGEN. Breslau: Bergstadtverlag, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-277 [278: ad] [279: publisher's device] [280: blank], six full page illustrations in the text by Max Odoy who also made the cover illustration, title page printed in blue and black, original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, yellow and black, top edge stained brown. First edition. Gail's first SF novel, a fictional treatment of mankind's first step into space. The story was translated into English by Francis Currier and published as "The Shot into Infinity" in Hugo Gernsback's SCIENCE WONDER QUARTERLY, Fall 1929. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-29; (1987) 2-33; and (1995) 2-39. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 827. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years 444. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. . Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2070-74. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction, p. 354. Lexikon 2, pp. 116-7. Bloch (2002) 1088. Nagl, p. 255. Small early private owner's name stamped on the front free endpaper. Just a touch of rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, else a fine copy. (#159429).
"1. -- 10. Auflage" on copyright page.